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Back from Barca

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

As expected, Barcelona was wonderful. There’s just something about the city that I love – and the warm sunshine,blue skies and views of the Mediterranean didn’t disappoint – in fact I enjoyed them all the more because I had driven to the airport along snow-covered roads… Unfortunately I didn’t have much time for sightseeing, but […]

Adding the pazazz and other snippets

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Today is a day off that wasn’t supposed to be. According to my diary I should be sitting in a conference room in Zürich discussing the (exciting) ins and outs of Swiss taxes with a cantonal tax auditor. All of which would have meant that I was working 100% this week instead of the 50-60% […]

Sob….my quilt is stuck…or lost…or something..

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Ladies, I need your advice…. Remember this quilt? The Siblings Together one… I sent it off in a box to England on February 15th, it was delivered to British customs on the 21st…..and it is still there, three weeks later. (Swiss Post very kindly track all parcels going abroad). I marked on the box that […]

Brave hellebores

Friday, March 8th, 2013

A first sign of spring – finally able to peep out after being covered in snow for what seems like months and probably is. More snow and -5 are forecast for next week, but for today I’m off for a run to enjoy the blue sky and sunshine while it lasts….and will come home and […]

Wednesday routine

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Things seem to be slowly settling down into a routine round here. Wednesday is usually a day off work for me and it seems to be the one day in the week when things really get done. This morning I headed off early for a shortish run in the woods. It’s finally light enough in […]