“I’m thinking of taking them skiing tomorrow…the forecast is good. Do you think it’s too ambitious on my own? “It is a bit” says my husband (who’d be at work)…but good for you. I’ll help you pack the car”. It’s the half term holidays and we live an hour and a half’s drive from Beckenried … Read more Child’s Play above Lac Lucerne
Just before Christmas we found ourselves poised for a moment on top of a beautiful Swiss mountain. The sun had burst from the sky and swept its warmth down over Lac Lucerne. There were few others around. It was a simple thing really, just a morning’s skiing, but it felt so indulgent because it was … Read more King for a day!
Yesterday I took delivery of ten little pigs! Five were covered in an unmistakably rich pink sugary icing and the others were made from a sweet dough with plump raisins for their eyes and nose. They were gifts from our thoughtful Swiss and German neighbours, meant to impart good luck to those who eat them…and … Read more Ten Little Pigs