In Four Days

You’ve been on the road since early this morning. Starting your journey with bleary eyes and an awful coffee, you watch light arrive over the fields and distant peaks as you speed westwards. Your luggage is settled onto the rack across the gangway and a book, your place marked with an ancient visiting card, is […]

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A Friend Far Away

The train speeds along the side of the Thunersee to the accompaniment of a beautiful sunset, which is throwing the hills towards Bern into a yellow misty distance.  The sun is glinting across the water, turning the mountains and lakeside into a duotone landscape: ranging from the clear sky above, through countless shades of blue and […]

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