No joke: Izzard runs 27 marathons in 27 days

One for each of Mandela’s years of imprisonment GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Eddie Izzard is coming to town next year – I recently posted an interview with this amazing British actor, comedian and political activist. His stage presence is enough to impress, but his passion for running for causes he supports is simply remarkable. Here’s what […]

Future MP hopeful turns up the laughs, kicks off the shoes


GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Eddie Izzard is a man of many hats and few shoes who loves to run. He is bringing his Force Majeure comedy tour to Switzerland in 2013 to give people here a firsthand look at the funny part of the Izzard phenomenon. The show will be performed in English 25-26 April 2013 […]

Fitness is …

Ed. note: Jon Ingram in Geneva is writing our newest blog, on fitness issues. The 1970s saw a revolution in the world of fitness – the introduction of aerobics. Led by Dr Kenneth Cooper, a former Air Force Colonel from Oklohoma, physical fitness was first thrust into the mainstream conscious. Cooper published several books such […]

Resolutely upbeat: positive news to kick off 2011


Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – New Year’s resolutions aside, some people are getting off to a positive start in 2011 and to help you do the same, here is a roundup of some bright spots from the news scene, from GenevaLunch editor Ellen Wallace: Zurich marathon first to host burn fundraiser and racer Hinett’s Karl Hinett, […]