Well, my time has come – for now at least – to leave this land of good chocolate, cuckoo clocks, smelly cheeses, incredible mountains, filthy cigarettes, Nazi gold, ridiculous small dogs, offensive prices, and many somewhat humourless law-abiding people!  Hey, but it’s not all bad!!!  I couldn’t have asked for more out of the, Read More

(Yet another trip well before the era of digital cameras!  I’ll have to scan in some photos sometime…) While I was interning at ABB Power Generation in Switzerland in 1998-1999, I was able to negotiate six weeks off to backpack around Europe over the summer.  Here’s a summary of the trip, with extracts from, Read More