Posts from the ‘Living in…’ category

Hey, why all this fascination for everything British?

I’m flicking through an old copy of Gala magazine, the April 16 edition. For British readers, it’s a German gossip magazine many Swiss Germans read. I…

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Britain counts as one of the sexiest countries on earth – really?

London – and the whole of Britain – surprises me again and again. One minute I can’t stop staring at a person because their outfit is…

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Reading between the lines

The subtleties in English makes the music. Only if you know them you will succeed in Britain. Otherwise Brits play games with you. By Sonja What’s…

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Life’s too short to take your shoes off when you enter a home

In Switzerland there’s a tradition of taking your shoes off when you go to someone’s house. Why bother? By Ben I’ve been asked to take my…

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Are British car drivers scared of motorcyclists?

British motorcyclists are far more aggressive than Swiss ones. by Sonja This is absolutely wrong: the car stopped for your safety, Ben. The yellow traffic light…

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