We called for your intercession with God

A mural in the Lower Chapel at Flüeli-Ranft in Switzerland, initiated by Robert Durrer in 1920.

27th August 2017 | Read more »

Forever young

Forever young

We’re incredibly lucky to live in such a beautiful place, and incredibly lucky to be able to enjoy the sight of the Blümlisalp paddle steamer, which passes our home every day in summer, hooting loudly as it arrives at the landing quay in the village a few hundred metres away.

22nd August 2017 | Read more »

Rest in peace, little pooch

Archie Meadies, 2001-2017.

20th August 2017 | Read more »


19th August 2017 | Read more »

Roads of the Gotthard

We took a drive through the Alps last weekend, to photograph the famous curves of the old cobbled pass road at Tremola. The serpentine route leads up to the Gotthard Pass from Airolo and provides cyclists and driving enthusiasts with a slow but memorable experience. If visitors haven’t had enough…

15th August 2017 | Read more »


5th August 2017 | Read more »

Firsts of August

1st August is Switzerland’s Bundestag (or federal day), so Jo and I usually take advantage of the day off work to celebrate our adopted home. Here are some photographic mementoes of the day trips we’ve made. Interlaken, 2006 Brienzer Rothorn, 2007 Bachalp, Grindelwald, 2010 Mattehubel,…

1st August 2017 | Read more »