Useful Swiss Consumer Programme – From Scams to Dried mushrooms, Toothbrushes and Tea.

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If you are interested in consumer issues and want to know more about the products you buy here in French speaking Switzerland, it’s worth taking a look at the weekly television programme called ABE (A Bon Entendeur) presented by Manuelle Pernod and broadcast on Tuesday evenings on RTS1 at 20:10 A regular look at the […]

Jval festival starts next week – Rock in the Vineyards

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Although the summer is coming to an end, it doesn’t mean the end of rock music festivals as there is another festival just round the corner to look forward to. The Jval festival is a small three day rock music festival taking place on the 29, 30 and 31 August. The festival is set amongst the lovely Vaud […]

“Le Pickpocket”, a film shot in and around the Nyon area, premieres this Saturday

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On Saturday 29th September at 19:30 ”Le Pickpocket”  will be premiered at L’Elastique Citrique (Nyon’s circus school). This film involves over 70 youngsters from the region and  includes scenes of Nyon and the surrounding area. Jonas Parson, one of Living Nyon’s music and film writers, spoke to the director to find out more about this film. Adrien […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

House to rent in Begnins. Apricot season in Valais

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Above: Apricot sellers in the Valais -  See below A reader has sent details of this house in Begnins which is available to rent from the 1st of September. Semi-detached triplex house to rent with 5,5 rooms and garden (Begnins, VD) A wonderful semi-detached house with 5,5 rooms, within 3 minutes walking distance of the centre of the village. […]

Local election time again in Vaud – A guide for those eligible to vote

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   It can’t have escaped your notice that it’s local election time again as campaign posters from all the political parties spring up around the towns and villages of Vaud. The candidates that are putting themselves forward for the Nyon elections usually can be found  Place St-Martin (in the centre of Nyon) every Saturday morning. They are […]

New soap opera now on TV filmed near Begnins – Filming for ad in Nyon today

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  Photo above courtesy: “T’es pas le Seule”. There is a new comic television series/soap opera out on Swiss Televison called “T’es pas la seule” -”You are not the only one” and is broadcast every Friday night on TSR1 at 20:00.  This series was filmed last summer up and around the beautiful vineyards of the Domaine of Serreaux-Dessus (near Begnins). […]