The Swiss Pyramid

The triangular Niesen towers over the Lower Simmen Valley and the towns of Spiez and Faulensee, on the shores of Lake Thun in Switzerland. The glowing clouds behind the mountains in the distance aren’t illuminated by towns, but by lightning storms above (respectively) Lenk and Gruyères.

The Swiss Pyramid

Not quitting Facebook

Deactivating my Facebook account for a week was a great experience. Although I've chosen to return, I will be using the social media site with much less regularity and a much more filtered stream.

Not quitting Facebook

The geographic location of a website

Most websites are housed in so-called server farms, where their physical location is only important in as far as their protection and reliability is concerned. It’s quite possible to have a web server in the shed at the bottom of your garden, but I wouldn’t recommend it. A reliable hosting company with a good reputation, ultra-fast internet connection, fire-proof rooms and…

The geographic location of a website