One New Change

When scouting destinations and views prior to my recent trip to London, I came across an potentially interesting-looking rooftop amongst some shots which photographer Ben Roberts, who I follow on Instagram, had shared on social media platforms. A quick question to find out where it is (and a nice friendly…

19th May 2014 | Read more »

What the Swiss keep in their barns and cellars

What the Swiss keep in their barns and cellars

A short film by Rick Steves about the unexpected artillery behind closed barn doors, and the overly-secure cellar bomb shelters beneath almost every Swiss home. The main installation featured is the Artilleriewerk Faulensee at the end of our road.

18th May 2014 | Read more »

E is for Efficiency

The simplest solution is rarely the simplest solution.

13th May 2014 | Read more »

How to make a bad impression

A cold call from Bharti Consulting Services SARL in Paris quickly escalates into harassment and arrogance.

12th May 2014 | Read more »

Blogging in an imperfectly multilingual world

I was at WordCamp Switzerland 2014 last weekend; a WordPress conference aimed at both content creators and developers. One of the many interesting talks on the day was by Stephanie Booth on the subject of blogging in a multilingual world. The premise of many (even most) websites is that there…

9th May 2014 | Read more »

Ulm Minster

I'd all but forgotten that we'd even visited Ulm, until I came across a set of photos of the interior of the minster.

7th May 2014 | Read more »