Photo album Day Job (Berner Oberland)

The daily grind…

Too Many Cooks, Unterseen, Switzerland

A personal outtake from yesterday’s photo shoot in "benacus" restaurant, for an upcoming television show. Update 13.3.2008: Article now online (in German). (They don’t spoil the broth in this case, but make the broth extremely tasty!)

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"Packt an! Lasst seinen Corpus posterior fallen auf diesen nassen Schwamm Bis triefen beide Ballen. Der durstgen Seele gebt ein Sturtzbad oben-drauf. Dane ist dem Sohne Gutenbergs die beste Tautf!" de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gautschen Apprentices in the print industry are traditionally "ducked" after they pass their exams at the end of the apprenticeship. We have a lake, so […]

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…and also one year to the day since Jo’s father handed her over to me for the first time, when they dropped her off in England for the journey moving her to Switzerland!

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We are off on our travels at ungodly o’clock tomorrow morning leaving this snow stuff behind (hopefully) and coming back with lots of photos and – yes! – little video clips. Until we get back, edit them and wait for the year or so it takes YouTube to publish anything, you’ll have to entertain yourselves […]

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Almost every day, without fail by fine weather, this woman walks with her child in a pushchair along the lakeside path opposite my office. Every time, the child is wearing her hair in bunches and a pair of oversized dark sunglasses and they pause on these rocks for the mother to take photographs. The mother […]

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Haircut in preparation for tomorrow’s Giessbach Meeting.

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Brienz

My office bin at work, whose predecessor was dented and bent half over, because my work colleagues took out their frustration on it quite regularly. The new one, with warning notice/request, has survived thus far since 2002.

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«How do you get four giggling teenage girls with a pizza onto a bike and get them to move forwards?» «…..?» These two images were taken about three or four minutes apart. Surely it’d be quicker to walk?

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