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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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  • Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January
    Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January

    Museums open, Family parade, Christmas tree bonfire, Look out for Lotos!  Happy New Year from Living in Nyon! The three museums of Nyon the Château of Nyon, the Lake Museum and the Roman Museum will be open on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd January with free entry to the public.  Check out the passenger submarine […] The post Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January appe...

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  • “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon
    “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon

    “The Bookshop” starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson will be shown in at Nyon cinema on Sunday 30th December at 10:45 (CHF 12 entry!) on Monday 31st at 17:45 and Tuesday 1st January at 20:30.  Details and ticketing – click here Other films in English in Nyon include “The Return of Mary Poppins” […] The post “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon appeare...

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  • Merry Christmas to all Readers!
    Merry Christmas to all Readers!

    A Very Merry Christmas and Joyeux Noël to all Readers! Thank you to all our readers and also to our advertisers for your support in 2018. We will be back before the end of the year to let you know about some local events coming up in January. The Christmas market is now in full swing in […] The post Merry Christmas to all Readers! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old
    Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old

      The Swimming school at the Centre de Santé la Lignière in Gland begins a new round of lessons in *small groups (no more than 5 children per group) from 7th January until June. Lessons last 45 minutes per week on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. The instructors always stay with the children in the warm […] The post Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4...

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  • A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!
    A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!

    St-Cergue Tourist Office is currently offering a package for just CHF 25 per person for a fondue in a restaurant and chance to skate on the ice rink in the village. Take a look at St-Cergue’s webcam. It’s beautiful up there right now! (13th December 2018) Price includes rental of skates and fondue in a participating restaurant. […] The post A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25! appe...

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  • Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings
    Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings

    Want to find out more about the digital teaching methods at Ecole Moser in the heart of Nyon? There will be two information evenings on Tuesdays 11th December at 18:30 and Tuesday 15th January at 20:30 School and Digital: A collaborative revolution This year Ecole Moser celebrates its 30th anniversary in the heart of Nyon. This […] The post Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Mose...

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