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  • Zermatt Unplugged Kaufleuten: Zurich got the Mountain Magic
    Zermatt Unplugged Kaufleuten: Zurich got the Mountain Magic

    Earlier this year in spring, I had the great opportunity to join one of the most important mountain festivals in Switzerland, which is Zermatt Unplugged (see post here). Just last week, this lovely acoustic singer/songwriter festival was taken from the Swiss alps down to Zurich city for the first time – lucky me, I had…

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  • Diccon Bewes in House of Parliament- Next Stop Nyon!
    Diccon Bewes in House of Parliament- Next Stop Nyon!

    A reminder to all readers of the upcoming Living in Nyon evening with Diccon Bewes.  Diccon recently launched his latest book “Around Switzerland in 80 Maps” at the Houses of Parliament in London. He will then be in Nyon on Tuesday 10th November at 19:30 to present and talk about his book. This is the first that Diccon will be holding in […]

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  • Local Music Events Coming up – Rock to Classical to Street Music.
    Local Music Events Coming up – Rock to Classical to Street Music.

    Here’s a selection of local music events coming up in the next few days UK band “The Wharves” will be playing at the Parenthèse in Nyon on Friday 30th October at 22:00. See video below More info here  Last few days of the Street Light Orchestra (art/ music installation) in the Levratte area of Nyon – Music like you […]

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  • Local Artisans Fair in Divonne, Aquarium Exhibition, Conversation with Cees Nooteboom
    Local Artisans Fair in Divonne, Aquarium Exhibition, Conversation with Cees Nooteboom

    Local Artisans Fair – Early Christmas Shopping Opportunity in Divonne this weekend Around 30 local artisans will be at the next UpMarket Markets event at L’Esplanade du Lac, Divonne-Les-Bains on Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November from 10:00-17:00  The fair will be situated by the lake and there will be lots of lovely hand crafted items on sale. Childrens’ products, h...

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  • International Fair for Expats – Sunday 1st November
    International Fair for Expats – Sunday 1st November

    On Sunday November 1, the 9th edition of the Léman International Fair organised by Léman Events will open its doors to the public from 11:00 -17:00 with free entrance. This annual event, with over 100 exhibitors and around 2,000 visitors offers a large scale of products and services in English. Nine years ago this “international” day started in Morges […]

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  • New! Living in Nyon and Know-it-all passport start Podcasting!
    New! Living in Nyon and Know-it-all passport start Podcasting!

    Catherine from Living in Nyon and Lisa from the website Know-it-all passport, have teamed up and created a podcast called “Living in the Know”. For their first short ten minute podcast they have chosen to feature a selection of local events scheduled for November 2015 From where to go for Thanksgiving, to a talk on the local school system, and an […]

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  • Small businesses in Nyon – From Yoga and Art Classes to Galleries
    Small businesses in Nyon – From Yoga and Art Classes to Galleries

    Tucked away in the side streets and hidden corners of Nyon, there are lots of small businesses that newcomers to the town may not be aware of. One of these businesses is the art gallery “Espace Murandaz”. Previous exhibitions at the gallery have included the works of Laura Chaplin (grand daughter of Charlie Chaplin),  Pierre Montillo Ulie Schwab and sculptor Tauno Kangro. The cur...

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  • My Amsterdam Dance Event Week: the Art on Walls & the Art of Rave
    My Amsterdam Dance Event Week: the Art on Walls & the Art of Rave

    The Amsterdam Dance Event is more than just connecting all the lovers of electronic music from different countries or a huge networking platform for professionals: despite the musical events, it also offers to the public an insight into art and movies connected with the scene. I love streetart. It’s a huge form of expression and…

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  • Outdoor Sauna Opens in Nyon, English Movies, Music and More
    Outdoor Sauna Opens in Nyon, English Movies, Music and More

    Party to mark one season ending, another party to mark the beginning of a new one! Here is a selection of events coming up in the Nyon area over the next couple of weeks. From the “end of season” closing party of La Roulotte café behind the railway station, the opening party for the outdoor winter sauna, the screening of two […]

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  • Podcasts I’m Listening To [en]

    [fr] Les podcasts que j'écoute... [en] The list of podcasts I listen to has grown a lot during these last months. So much that I have trouble keeping up. Here they are, if you want to get infected too: Mystery Show: solving mysteries, seriously. Like, detective stories without a crime. On the Media: a meta-show…

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  • Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.
    Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.

    Another busy weekend ahead in the Nyon area, from the cows coming down from the hills in St-Cergue, to the wine and autumn fairs in Nyon, to a flute festival at the Conservatoire, to a play in English in Commugny about Shakespeare’s Women. Take your pick! Désalpe This Saturday, it’s the “Désalpe” in the village of St-Cergue above Nyon. […]

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  • Morocco – colourful, vibrant and astonishingly-beautiful
    Morocco – colourful, vibrant and astonishingly-beautiful

    Justine Tyerman surprises herself with her daring exploits in Morocco… I travelled undercover in Morocco. Being a bit of a coward, I was a little concerned about developments in North Africa and the Middle East. And just to make me feel even more anxious about my forthcoming most adventurous... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology
    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology

    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology and starts new season. World Writing from Geneva, Nyon, Gland, neighbouring France and beyond The thirteenth volume of Offshoots, the biennial literary anthology of the Geneva Writers’ Group, was recently launched at Webster University. With 54 contributors from some 20 countries on six continents, this volume celebrates the rich […]

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  • Summer Sound Gone North #3: Electrosanne (CH)
    Summer Sound Gone North #3: Electrosanne (CH)

    This time, for my northern festival tour, I’d like to actually take you a couple of miles more down to central Europe. To be exact, I’m taking you to my home country Switzerland, on the borders of the Lac Léman, to Lausanne, where I enjoyed the 10th edition of Electrosanne. I was a lucky babe,…

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  • BOY (CH/DE): Let the Girls take you there
    BOY (CH/DE): Let the Girls take you there

    “We walked these streets like kings, our faces in the wind And everywhere we were, we made the city sing We sang “forever young,” we had our fingers crossed And when the city sleeps, it dreams of us” If I had heard these lyrics five years ago, I could totally identify myself in it. I…

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  • ALTER EGO
    ALTER EGO

    I believe we all have a hundred different facets that reveal themselves in different circumstances. Whether with certain people, certain situations, or certain periods in life, our minds have a multitude of layers. I don’t think that we are born and remain with one way of being. Our perception of things evolves and changes as […]

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