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Will our aspirations for life after COVID-19 rival those of post-war recovery?

COVID-19 street artIn spite of all the Brexit talk this week we are better to remember 2020 for the 75th anniversaries of VE Day and VJ Day when thinking about a post-Covid world.

Twelve months ago when we celebrated the arrival of 2020 I considered  … Read more

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BBC Worklife

Why the Swiss still love cash

In a digital world, a feature for BBC Worklife about Switzerland’s enduring use of cash.

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Brexit blog

Brexit: The Brits will need a whole new mindset if they want the Swiss model

Swiss-flagThose clever Swiss have been at it again! Today, August 1st marks Swiss National Day and this year there is much to celebrate. From the engineering triumph of the new Gotthard Base Tunnel providing a high-speed rail link under the Swiss Alps – to the pioneering achievements of the Solar Impulse … Read more

Basel hilft mit (pro bono)

This film follows a group of women in Basel, Switzerland who responded to the 2015 refugee crisis by setting up the group Basel hilft mit and made online public appeals for donations. The response was overwhelming. The group and support for its work continues to grow. I filmed them on my Canon XF100 and used mobile footage they themselves gathered whilst delivering the donations to Serbia in November.