Posts about lorraine

  • Those damned Reds

    I met with a client yesterday at their modern office in a part of central Bern which is a former hipster area and which is plagued by graffiti artists and substance abusers. Although the building is new and freshly-finished with some attractive brickwork, it’s only a matter of time before it, too, will be sprayed […]

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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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  • !frappant Big News Event

    The staple of an outdoor drinks party in Switzerland – mainly in winter, but also occasionally during other seasons – is the Finnenkerze (“Finnish Candle”).

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