Another year is ending…and a new one begins!
Which one is it then, the half full cup or the half empty? Yes, it is always somewhat unsettling to leave another year behind. All those things we wanted to do and didn’t have time; all… READ MORE
Snow at 1400m
This is always a good way to start the day. When they announce the upcoming snow on the radio, I know it will be a great week, as there aren’t many things as inspiring as watching… READ MORE
I’ve always wondered how do the Gods of Weather know it is September 1st? In this part of the world, come September, everything changes. The ripples on Lake Geneva are suddenly more pronounced, and the air… READ MORE
What happened to August?
How can it be the end of August already? Perhaps it has something to do with the unusual amount of travel I’ve done this month – from Toronto to Vermont, back to Geneva and then to… READ MORE
Greetings from Toronto, where the North-American efficiency mixed with the laid-back Canadian attitude is making me feel very much at home. Summer seems to slow things down everywhere, which is absolutely fine with me. I have… READ MORE
The longest day of the year is just around the corner. Can this really mean that summer is here and we are slowly heading towards shorter days and longer nights? But there is so much to… READ MORE
The summer is nearly here, and with it many outdoor temptations. It is much harder to sit and write when the sun is shining and the days are long and promising… so here is your chance… READ MORE
…is a great month for European literature, with both the London Book Fair (April 11-13th) and the Geneva Book Fair (April 29th to May 3rd) happening within less than three weeks of each other. Visiting a… READ MORE
Spring is in the air…
Cliched but true – it is nearly here. It has started well for me with one of my short stories longlisted for the Fish Prize. Hurray! It probably will not get much further than that as… READ MORE