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India’s Cherry Bakewell Tart

Filed in Food and Drink by on September 29, 2015 0 Comments
India’s Cherry Bakewell Tart

  India’s Cherry Bakewell Tart   Travelling recently to Suffolk, India treated us to her Cherry Bakewell Tart. Although not as simple as many of the recipes here, it’s definitely worth the effort. Why not give it a go?   Ingredients 375g pack sweet shortcrust pastry 5 tbsp cherry jam 25g flaked almonds For the […]

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The 11th Zürich Film Festival: Telling Stories with Heart

The 11th Zürich Film Festival: Telling Stories with Heart

Photo © Caitlin Krause The 11th Zürich Film Festival: Telling Stories with Heart   Jeremy Irons, at this year’s ZFF opening press conference for the film The Man Who Knew Infinity, said (when asked whether wisdom outranks beauty), “Real wisdom is rare, but it’s the most fascinating quality… The world depends on it to guide us.” The […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of September 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of September 2015

  What’s On in Zurich End of September 2015   The Art of the Brick Exhibition at Puls 5 according to CNN this is a “must see” exhibition and it’s now in Zurich at Puls 5. Art and sculptures made of lego bricks. Open daily from 10 am till 7pm. You can buy tickets here. […]

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Hotel Annabelle Paphos Cyprus

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Hotel Annabelle Paphos Cyprus

Hotel Annabelle Paphos Cyprus   We were on our first holiday to Cyprus and staying in an apartment deep in the countryside. As we soon discovered, nights of howling dogs and dawn cockerel crowing are not conducive to full relaxation, so we decided to change tack for the last few days. We’d been told not […]

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Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight in Zurich

Filed in "New In Zurich", Practical by on October 27, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight in Zurich

Don’t forget to change your clocks in Zurich tonight – an extra hour’s sleep and perhaps even more snow in the morning! Do check our previous posts for things to do in Zurich.  More events coming soon.

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6 Things to do in Zurich this Weekend!

6 Things to do in Zurich this Weekend!

Lots going on this weekend in and around Zurich and it looks like it will be a good one whether it snows or not. A few things to keep you busy: 1. Open Day (Tag der Offenen Tur) at Zurich Kunsthaus – the gallery is open to everyone for free and lots of special activities […]

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Jelmoli Style Days Fashion Show Friday “Männerabend” and Saturday “Family Day”

Filed in Family, Fashion, Things To Do by on October 25, 2012 0 Comments
Jelmoli Style Days Fashion Show Friday “Männerabend” and Saturday “Family Day”

If you missed the Jelmoli fashion show on Wednesday and Ladies Night on Thursday, there is still “Men’s Night” this Friday evening with food, drinks, music and whisky tasting and “Family Day” on Saturday with lots of offers too. In addition, there is a 10% off many items throughout the store on both days. Here […]

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The Snow is Coming! Top 5 Tips for Winter in Switzerland

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Weather by on October 25, 2012 1 Comment
The Snow is Coming! Top 5 Tips for Winter in Switzerland

Are you ready for the snow in Switzerland? Here are five practical tips to help you prepare for the Winter season: 1. Winter Tyres – If you haven’t changed your tyres over from Summer to Winter now is the time to do this. Typically in Switzerland the time to change your tyres is in October […]

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Jelmoli Style Days 24th – 27th October – Fashion Show & Fashion for Men, Women and Children

Filed in Children, Family, Fashion, Things To Do by on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Jelmoli Style Days 24th – 27th October – Fashion Show & Fashion for Men, Women and Children

Don’t miss 4 days of fashion at Jelmoli in Zurich. Starting today the “JELMOLI STYLE DAYS” feature late night shopping today Wednesday 24th till 10pm with a 10% discount on many items from 8pm onwards as well as all day Thursday to Saturday. Wednesday 24th October is “Night of the Brands” with a Fashion Show at […]

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Halloween in Zurich 2012 – are you ready?

Halloween in Zurich 2012 – are you ready?

Halloween will soon be upon us and whether you’re dressing up and planning a party or a dinner, going to town or just celebrating at home there are certainly plenty of pumpkins available for carving or cooking with.  Here are some of the many varieties of pumpkins and gourds available locally: There is even a […]

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