Category Archives: travel

Out and about in #Switzerland #travel

Summer has arrived in N.E. Switzerland – at least it’s here for the moment; next week looks slightly iffier. Last Sunday was also museum day in our town, so as both sons were visiting, off we set to see a … Continue reading

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Springtime in #Switzerland #SilentSunday (almost)…

I took these photos late last month. Remember in Anne of Green Gables, how Matthew goes to the station to collect – he thinks – an orphan boy to work on the farm? He finds Anne, and on the way … Continue reading

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Classic Comfort Reads… with Louise Mangos

The idea behind the Classic Comfort posts is that each featured writer chooses a favourite title from the classics – we’ll define ‘classic’ as pre-1940 – and a favourite comfort read, a book they always return to, for whatever reasons. … Continue reading

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I #amwriting, #travel in Switzerland and a Chill award!

It’s been a busy week here in N.E Switzerland. On Monday, I travelled to Zürich to meet up with writing friends Louise Mangos – who’s coming on the blog later this month with her choice of Classic Comfort books – … Continue reading

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Not such a happy coincidence…

As coincidences go, it was a big one, and it nearly meant that one of my books wasn’t finished, never mind published. Going back a couple of years, I was watching a TV programme called The Heir Hunters, which was … Continue reading

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#SilentSunday in #Switzerland…

Some pics from the past week or so:

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Rejuvination #1… #nature

The woods by my flat are sick. A large proportion of the wood consists of ash trees, and we’ve known for a while that some day, something would need to be done about them. The good news is, the wood … Continue reading

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Beavers! #nature, almost #SilentSunday

Our beavers have been busy again. The little stream that flows past the woods by my flat has two dams, an old one and a newer one. The new one was built mainly last year, I think, after the old … Continue reading

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Almost #SilentSunday…

Having revisited the trees I photographed in September and October, I’ve decided not to continue with the series. I guess I picked the wrong trees for pictureque November photos… Instead, here are some definitely pretty pics of autumn in Switzerland: … Continue reading

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October trees… #SilentSunday

Four weeks ago, I took some tree pics here in N.E. Switzerland – and last week, I returned to photograph the same trees. Some are very different, others are still clinging on to those last remnants of summer. We have … Continue reading

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