Tag Archives: Switzerland

Winter in Switzerland (almost) #SilentSunday #travel

In just a few weeks, Saving the Lakeside Hotel will be out and I’ll be sharing lots of scenic spring photos of Switzerland, as Stacy and Emily arrive at the hotel and realise it’s not quite what they’d expected… Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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New book on the way! #amwriting #travel And it’s set by a lake in Switzerland…

Several years ago now, I self-published the Lakeside Hotel series, five feel-good novellas about Stacy from Cheshire and Rico from N.E. Switzerland. It was fun, and a restful contrast to my rather gloomier psychological suspense fiction, but I always felt … Continue reading

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#SilentSunday #sledges

I was at the Swiss National Museum last week, and found these… See you next week!

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Fountains… #travel #water

For the past few weeks, I’ve been taking photos of fountains in our local area here in N.E. Switzerland, some in our little town, others in St Gallen, our nearest city. There’s quite a variety… First up – our town’s … Continue reading

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Sunshine in Switzerland… #SilentSunday #travel

Water… a weekend walk to the lake. It makes such a difference where the sun is – the two last photos were taken less than a minute apart, but looking in different directions.

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#Wildlife in Switzerland… #nature #birds

Our flat here in N.E. Switzerland is metres away from a belt of woodland. In winter, the view to the north is tall tree trunks with Lake Constance and Germany beyond, and in summer we have peaceful shades of leafiness … Continue reading

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Summer in Switzerland, and the fire next door… #SilentSunday(almost) #travel

A few photos of two of the trips I took this summer. (More to follow later in the month.) Over the lake to Friedrichshafen in Germany. Click on the pics to see the uncropped version: A walk around the Gubsensee … Continue reading

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#SilentSunday in #Switzerland #travel

Summer streets in St Gallen… Next week, we have crime writer Clare Chase and her choice of classic comfort books – see you then!

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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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Cable ties and floor cloths, or: How to fix your washing machine… #householdtips

It’s something every woman (and man) dreads. Your previously law-abiding washing machine starts misbehaving… Instead of softly churning the washing around, supplying a reassuring background burr to daily life chez vous, it now sounds like a fireworks party out of … Continue reading

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