Kids exihibit: The dice is cast! Chance and probability

Is it possible to predict the future and chance? If yes, to what degree of certainty? Find out during this temporary exhibit.

Democrats Abroad Family Day: BOWLING FOR OBAMA

Bring your families out for a fun day of bowling with Democrats. Meet other Americans, win great prizes! RSVP:

Autistic doesn’t look the same from 2 sides of the fence

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Only 10 minutes left to tell you that a) this is International Day of Persons with Disabilities  (nice way of getting around labeling them handicapped or disabled – writing lesson here!), as the Swiss government reminded me, and b) Scientific American has a good article, “The hidden potential of autistic kids”. Nothing […]

Nyon’s Arpad Busson, glam Brit royals raise £17.2m for kids charity

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – London has not seen a show like this for a while, excluding the recent royal wedding: more than £17.2m million raised in one night Thursday 9 June at a party for Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), a UK-based charity, whose founding chairman is Swiss-British-French financier and social celebrity Arpad Busson, who heads […]

Geneva Marathon races will get city moving


Parking, driving restrictions in place Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Drivers beware: the frequently snarled traffic in Geneva’s city centre and paucity of parking places could be worse than usual this weekend, with the Geneva Marathon for Unicef running. Use public transport if you’re a runner or spectator, as the lakefront area’s parking will not be […]

Weekend snow: haul out the skis, light the fire (update)


Swiss snow forecast, road alerts, Anzere traffic change, kids’ competitions this winter Update 13:20  Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – It’s official: time to pull out those skis and head for the Jura slopes, or tuck up inside and light a fire, because this weekend will be cold and wintry. MeteoSwiss (see GenevaLunch weather pages) is predicting […]

Egg hunts in the Lake Geneva region

Title: Egg hunts in the Lake Geneva region Location: Lake Geneva region Link out: Click here Description: Find all public egg hunts in the Lake Geneva region. Date: 2010-04-04

Recipe: Swiss Easter cake

Marmiton’s Recipe for traditional Swiss Easter cake The Marmiton site for French cooking covers the cuisine of every administrative department in France. Most recipes are in French, but there is an English section which is a great introduction to the techniques of French cooking. Marmiton refers to this part of their site as Let’s Cook […]

Swiss recipe: pan-fried Sérac cheese & potato salad

Swiss Sérac cheese, a fresh cow’s milk cheese made with whey Whey cheese is produced when the curds are separated from the whey to make cheese. Ricotta is also a whey cheese, but unlike Sérac, it is often made with sheep’s milk. As a result, you can use your local cheesemonger’s Sérac in most recipes […]

Swiss and international food news 24 February

This week’s foodie overview I spend a lot of time reading, researching and tweeting about food and restaurants these days, so I thought I’d jot down my tweets from the last few days. These are from both The Rambling Epicure and Swiss Foodies and should give you an overview of what’s going on in the […]