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Löscher bar, Bern, Switzerland

The old fire station

A goal for 2016 is to avoid putting things off when there is no good reason to do so. I’ve driven past the fire station in Bern’s Viktoria quarter on the way to and from work for five years now. Last summer, the fire brigade moved out and the erstwhile garage was converted into a bar,… (Read More)

Grindelwald First, Switzerland

The mountain restaurant and top cable car station at First, above Grindelwald, affords amazing views down to the valley and to the huge wall of rock opposite: including the famous Eiger North Wall.

Ringgenberg, Switzerland

Kayaking on the ridiculously turquoise waters of Lake Brienz in Switzerland.

First, Grindelwald, Switzerland

The mountain restaurant and top cable car station at First, above Grindelwald, affords amazing views down to the valley and to the huge wall of rock opposite: including the famous Eiger North Wall.

Viticcio

One of the joys of a holiday on the Mediterranean coast is finding small villages, hidden away amongst the folds of the coast, and the special places therein. Although I didn’t know it when I took this photo, there’s an excellent, if tiny, restaurant beneath the gazebo in the centre of this photo. Frequented by… (Read More)

The Secret Restaurant

Well, it’s not much of a secret restaurant for locals, as the car park is often busy and it’s right next to one of the local, small ski areas on the rolling hill slopes above Spiez in winter.

Schilthorn in the mist

A day in the clouds at the Piz Gloria mountain-top revolving restaurant.

Schwellenmätteli, Bern

The Schwellenmätteli is a restaurant built on the banks of the Aare river, beneath the Kirchenfeld bridge and the old city of Bern.

The Restaurant at the End of the World

After processing a lot of photos from the past couple of months, I’m happy to be returning to the photos I took when Jo and I were on holiday in Italy this May. This is the next in the sequence of photos I’d like to show you, which is of the restaurant one passes on the way to the Sciara di Fuoco on the island of Stromboli.

Deep in Discussion

Richard and my father deep in discussion during my stag night in south London.