The Face of Switzerland Could Use some Botox

There is something vaguely unsettling about Swiss political advertising. I suppose this is to a large extent due to its ubiquity - the sheer acreage of Helvetic billboard space dedicated to political parties, manifestos and referenda far outstrips that found in any other country I know. When voting season opens, it is impossible to walk… Continue reading The Face of Switzerland Could Use some Botox


Geneva Cabin Fever

Earlier this week I found myself walking around the streets of Geneva's so-called Vieille Ville - a beautiful part of the city whose name can be rendered in somewhat prosaic English as the Old Town. This wonderful rabbit warren of narrow alleyways and winding streets which surround the city's imposing St Pierre Cathedral has long… Continue reading Geneva Cabin Fever