Posts about city

  • Pounding London’s streets

    Photos from a wet night-time walk from Tate Modern to Southwark, via London Bridge and Tower Bridge, in 2014.

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  • Christmas lights in London

    Christmas lights in London

    Another compilation of time-lapse sequences in London by Mattia Bicchi, which (as usual) makes me miss the city and encourage me to try and fit in a weekend there.

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  • Bern’s Lorraine quarter

    The Lorraine quarter in Bern, not far from my office, used to be the trendy area in which to live, meet, dine and hang out. These days, a lot of the trendies seem to have moved on, but the quarter is still a nice network of little streets in which to take a stroll. Despite the […]

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  • City walking

    Walking from my office around a variety of city streets before returning to the office is a good way to put aside the complexities of my work for a short time.

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  • I miss London

    …and I react with a start every time I realize how long it’s been since I was last there.

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  • Where Toblerone comes from*

    A recent blog post by a fellow Brit resident in Switzerland prompted me to head out into Bern. My goal for the lunchtime trip was a university building to the north of the railway tracks; a blue-painted building in the style common throughout the city, which dates to the end of the nineteenth century and whose original use is synonymous with the production of Swiss chocolate.

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  • Spring in Basel

    A small collection of images I took on a spring trip to Basel in 2005 with friends from the Swiss blogging scene.

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  • Sulgenbach Park, Bern

    One of my favourite finds during my lunchtime walks around the city of Bern, this park is a haven of quiet and surrounded by a mix of views and architecture from the earlier part of the 20th century and onwards.

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  • Life amongst death

    A visit to the ruined city of Pompeii is primarily about history, destruction and death. But there is a great deal of life there too; not just the tourists in abundance, but also a wide range of gardens and plants which have flourished amongst the dusty courtyards and cobbled streets. Beautiful hedges, flowers and trees […]

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  • Anti-W.E.F. demo in Bern

    More of my photos from this year’s anti-W.E.F. protests in Bern are online at Flickr.

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