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  • “Unlock your Cultural Awareness” – Workshop 12th March

    The Canton of Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CVCI) will be holding a Reloc’coffee/ workshop entitled, “Unlock your cultural awareness” on Tuesday 12th March 2019 from 10:00 – 12:00. Details below “In expat heaven, safety levels are Swiss, leisure options are South African, teachers are Finnish, and neighbours are Mexican. In expat hell, safety levels […] The post “Unlock ...

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  • Music and Movies coming up in Nyon
    Music and Movies coming up in Nyon

    Music this weekend in Nyon “Howlong Wolf” at the Parenthèse at 22:00 tonight, the 22nd February  – pop/rock from Switzerland Date for your diaries – the winter rock festival Les Hivernales will take place in venues across Nyon from the 28th February – 3rd March 2019 Monday Movies in English at the Capitole Cinema in Nyon  […] The post Music and Movies coming up in Nyon appeared ...

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  • Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February
    Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February

    On the third Sunday of every month, it’s Family Day at the Musée du Léman in Nyon. Artistic workshops for children at 15:30 lasting approx one hour. A new theme and a new artistic challenge can be created each month. Free entry to the museum for children on this day. CHF 7 per workshop. No […] The post Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February
    Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February

    The Nyon Municipale Fanfare (brass band) will be playing at the Théâtre de Marens in Nyon on Saturday at 20:15 and Sunday at 17:00.  Admission free. The post Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors
    International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors

    Elite IB Tutors have helped support over 4,000 IB students and families around the world to navigate the International Baccalaureate – from subject selection to studying and exam revision, to university applications. IB Tutors are currently offering Easter Revision courses to students here in Switzerland and they offer several distinct services: Online and face-to-face subject tuition; […]...

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  • “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March
    “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March

    Are you being heard? Do you feel as if your leadership style is intimidating or too controlling? Would you like to learn how to better engage with your colleagues? A “Leading through Coaching” course will be held in the lovely Château de Bossey (around 5 miles from Nyon) from the 18th – 19th March 2019. There […] The post “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March appear...

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  • Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.
    Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.

    Friday 8th February – “Tomorrow Geneva” – Film screening (as part of the Green Film Festival coming soon to Nyon). More info about this festival to follow. The film will be shown at 20:00 at the Local de Pré de l’Oie, Route des Tattes d’Oie 99 in Nyon. Details here on this Facebook page here. “Demain […] The post Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan M...

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  • All Change outside Nyon Railway station
    All Change outside Nyon Railway station

    On Monday 11th February 2019, work will begin near Nyon railway station to improve the public outdoor space that surrounds around it, in a town project called “Terrasses de la Gare”. The work will last until June.  The old railway tracks that are still in place (once used by the little red St Cergue train), will […] The post All Change outside Nyon Railway station appeared first on Livi...

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  • Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?
    Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?

    I have had the plan to tackle our food expenses for many months. The project has finally begun since the beginning of this year. While waiting for the next blogpost dedicated to the topic, I wanted to ask you the following two questions, dear reader: How much do you spend per month shopping for food (excluding alcohol and tobacco)? Where do you go for grocery shopping? I look forward to...

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  • Playwriting Workshop and a chance to Meet Literary Agents
    Playwriting Workshop and a chance to Meet Literary Agents

    Two events coming up at The Geneva Writers’ Group in February and March. On Saturday the 16 February, there will be a playwriting workshop with award-winning playwright Juliet Romero Jilkes Juliet will teach both morning and afternoon workshops. This will take place at Webster University in Bellevue. Details here. Register at: www.genevawritersgroup.org or by email genevawriters@gmail.co...

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  • Sunday bath
    Sunday bath

    In our relationship, it’s always Pixie who comes to get hugs or asks me to give her a bath. I gladly do it : I start with the ears… … I continue with the top and back of the head… … but sometimes I get a little excited, and my approach looks more and more […]

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  • Making Memories [en]

    [en] I’ve recently started watching TV series (Doctor Who!) and listening to podcasts again, partly in an attempt to pull myself out of some activities or preoccupations that were on the way to becoming a little obsessive. And amongst those podcasts I listened to recently, one episode seems to have had a lasting impact on … Continue reading "Making Memories [en]"

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  • Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.
    Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.

    Living in Nyon is taking a short break until the 1st February. Here is a selection of local events coming up over the next few weeks. January  Music – January 24th – Acoustic folk and soul music by Australian band “Sissos” at La Parenthèse bar in Nyon. Networking – Business Friday, January 25 Nyon Business Forum […] The post Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Net...

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  • Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue
    Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue

    There will be a children’s festival held on 3rd of February in the village of St-Cergue from 13:30 -17:00 Slalom competition for children up to 10 years old, activities, including a clown, husky dogs plus a “goûter!” Detail and link here The post Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat
    Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat

    The Ski Slopes of St-Cergue (around 20 minutes from Nyon), will open for the season on Saturday 18th January in the afternoon. The slopes will then be open at the weekends and on Wednesday afternoons. There will also be floodlit night skiing (see photo below) on Thursday to Saturday from 18:00 -21:30 Full details of opening hours, […] The post Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Nigh...

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  • La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January
    La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January

    The La Côte Photography Group will be holding a vernissage of students’ work on Thursday the 24th January from 19:00 – 21:00 at the Fondation Espasse at the Route de l’Etraz 20 in Nyon. The exhibition will also be open on Friday the 25th January from 10:00 -16:00. More details on La Côte photography group run by […] The post La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January appear...

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  • From Music in the dark to Music by Debussy – Concerts in Nyon
    From Music in the dark to Music by Debussy – Concerts in Nyon

    The COV (the Conservatoire de l’Ouest Vaudois – Nyon’s music academy/conservatoire) have revealed their programme of concerts for 2019. There is an interesting mix of music on offer, from a concert of music “Musique dans le Noir” which will be held completely in the dark and led by two visually impaired guides (on Sunday 17th February at 17:00) […] The post From Music in the dark...

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  • Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January
    Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January

    The venue and time of the Three Kings parade on the 6th January will now take place at 16:30 and the departure point is now at La Place du Molard on the Rive in Nyon. See poster below. The post Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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