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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

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Arisdorf, Switzerland

Arisdorf, Switzerland

A picturesque village set in a rolling landscape, whose name is perhaps more often associated with a nearby motorway tunnel.

Winter street parades

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If standing around in the street and drinking far too much whilst being bombarded with confetti, to the accompaniment of popular tunes being played by an inebriated brass band in eyeball-searing fancy dress doesn’t appeal, then there’s always an alternative to the traditional winter Fasnacht carnivals: the Fire Parade in Liestal. I wrote about Chienbäse (the… (Read More)

New book of my photos available

My first non-personal book is available for preview and purchase in my Blurb online bookstore.

Parade of Fire

A procession of some serious fire through the narrow streets of Liestal, near Basel, to mark the approaching end of winter.