Expat Life, SwissNic

After Paris, Look for the Helpers

"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." — Mister Rogers Again. The feeling of anxious dread mixed with a horrible need to know. It starts with a message from someone… Continue reading After Paris, Look for the Helpers

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A Canadian-Danish Christmas in Switzerland

There’s no snow this year. In fact, it’s expected to be 10 degrees and sunny this afternoon. The great thing about Switzerland though, is that looking out my window I see the Alps across the lake and their peaks are snow-covered – it’s magical and very Christmassy despite the warm weather down here. I have,… Continue reading A Canadian-Danish Christmas in Switzerland

Expat Life, SwissNic

How I Got to Switzerland… Part 4!

PART FOUR, Can I fit in? So apparently not. I am not dressed right. I can tell by the way I have suddenly become invisible. In Canada, the t-shirt and jeans I am now wearing seem to work for me. Dressing up would involve changing the strappy sandals to slight heels and some lipstick. But… Continue reading How I Got to Switzerland… Part 4!