Posts from the ‘Living in’ category

What’s with the brightly coloured eggs in Switzerland?

The Swiss supermarkets sell eggs in an array of bright colours: do Swiss people like baby food? By Ben One of the first things I noticed…

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You Swiss are crazy! You have electric plugs in the bathroom!

Brits will never understand the relaxed attitude to electricity in Switzerland By Ben There’s a thing Sonja and I will never agree on: electric plugs in…

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Lost in translation – how Brits learn to understand the Swiss

The meaning of timing phrases briefly explained By Sonja It seems that Brits want to understand Swiss phrases. My last post, explaining how Brits interpret phrases…

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Voting in Switzerland – what a complicated business!

Last Sunday the whole of Switzerland voted on governance matters and to elect officials for city or village regional levels. To a Brit, it is all…

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We have Migros! What do you have?

Hunger for learning is easier to sate in Switzerland than in Britain. Is it because the Brits are already geniuses? By Sonja Do you know Migros?…

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