Living in Nyon book

“Living along Lac Léman” is a light hearted look at life along the shores of Lake Geneva. It is a selection of Living in Nyon columns published in La Côte newspaper together with other articles and photos.   There are articles on local music festivals such as Paléo and Caribana and also on Visions du Réel, the documentary film festival.

Plus, columns such as “Fondue Fuddle”,  “The Hazards of False Friends and Faux Amis”,  “The Way the Wind Blows”  or “Don’t Worry, be Happy – Pas de Souci”  give observations into local customs, the French language, and Swiss life.  A must read book for those who want to discover more about life in the La Côte region, and for Swiss readers, an interesting insight on life from an British expatriate who lives in the area.

The book would make an ideal gift, birthday present, corporate gift or Christmas present! Free delivery in Nyon, Rolle, Coppet, Prangins.

Un regard sur la vie autour du Lac Léman. Une sélection de chroniques publiées dans le journal La Côte ainsi que d’autres articles et photos.

Order the book through the form below or you can now purchase it at the retail outlets listed below.


Payot Bookshop  – in La Combe shopping centre Nyon – Books, non fiction and fiction, good selection of English books, calendars, coffee table books, photo design books, travel guide books.  “Living along Lac Leman” is in the “Voyage and Tourisme” section – Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 -19:00 Saturday 08:30 -18:00  See site   Tel: 022 365 0450

The Reading Duck – Grand Rue 26  Nyon – Children’s book shop, traditional toys, stickers, cards, childrens’ reading corner and story hour. Opening hours – Tuesday to Friday from 09:30 to 12:30 – 14:00 to 18:30. Saturday 09:30 to 16:30   See review by voyoumagazine  Tel:022 362 1514

Catambo – Rue Perdtemps 3,  Nyon (near Perdtemps car park). Very popular shop with lots of gift ideas from around the world, art, candles, soaps, jewellry, bags, world music etc. See site  Opening hours – Monday to Friday 09:00 -18:30 Saturday 09:00- 17:00 Tel: 022 362 0837


La Libraire du Chateau –  Book shop set in lovely old building (opposite side of road to the chateau) Small selection of English books.    See site for opening hours.  Tel: 021 825 3424


Off The Shelf English Bookshop  – 15 BVD Georges Favon 1204, Geneva.  Very good selection of English books, knowledgable staff, on line book ordering facility. The shop holds regular book readings and events. Owner Helen Stubbs is regular contributor to “Speed Read”, the weekly book programme on World Radio Switzerland. The programme is broadcast Mondays at 17:39 repeated Tuesdays at 13:40.   

Shop opening hours Tuesday to Friday 09:00 -18:30 Saturday 10:00- 17:00  See site for more details  Tel. 22 311 1090


Books, Books, Books – The English Book Store – Rue de Mercerie 12 See site for a comprehensive explanation and video of how to find the store!   The only specialist English book store in Lausanne. Book readings and events . Online ordering facility. Offer of 3 books for CHF 39: 90 see here for details of offer. Opening hours – Monday- Saturday 09:00 -18:00  Tel 021 311 2584

Order your Living along Lac Léman book here!

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