Entries from September 2015

Toni-Areal, Zurich

I am rarely in Zurich and I prefer the countryside and mountains to cities these days. But I like to be in the midst of industrial architecture sometimes, and one of my favourite sites is the former milk processing plant in the industrial area of Pfingstweid. Mainly because of the huge corkscrew ramp leading up to… (Read More)

WordCamp Switzerland 2015

Lessons learned and presentations seen at this year’s WordPress conference in Zurich.

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They didn’t think that the kid had a bomb

They didn’t think that the kid had a bomb. They didn’t evacuate the school, like you do when there’s a bomb. They didn’t call the bomb squad, like you do when there’s a bomb. They didn’t get as far away from him as possible, like you do when there’s a bomb. They put him and… (Read More)

Schongütsch, Switzerland

Instead of heading up from the top train station along the tourist track to the summit of the Brienzer Rothorn, turn left instead and follow the clear footpath to Schongütsch. The views are just as spectacular, but the experience is a little less “touristy”.

Brienzer Rothorn, Switzerland

The Brienzer Rothorn is the tallest mountain on the northern side of Lake Brienz. The peak is accessible – in summer and autumn only – by a cable car from Sörenberg and by an open-sided, oil-powered steam railway from Brienz. The view across to the larger peaks of the Jungfrau Region and down to the lake are… (Read More)

Big Wide World is coming home

I started a website project in May, featuring the panoramic photographs I’m taking for an ongoing personal project I call Big Wide World. I designed the website from scratch and added new technology – like a map view and a better photographic list view – which I’d wanted to develop for a while. Unfortunately, time has proven that running… (Read More)

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Silver and light

It’s about doing what you love. If you’d been searching your whole life for something you love, and you found it, what would you be willing to sacrifice?

Gassenboden, Switzerland

Achieving a long-held goal of hiking from Grindelwald First to the Faulhorn mountain hotel.

G is for Golf

Before photography and the internet, golf was the major hobby in my life for many years, in all its forms.

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The four seasons of St. Niklaus

Beautiful time lapse sequences from canton Wallis (Valais) by filmmaker Christian Mülhauser.