Those who frequent the Plage des Trois Jetée during the colder months will have noticed the construction of a small cabin at the lakeside. This is the work of the Association of the Bains des Trois Jetées who, with the help of a band of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers and members, erected the brand-new sauna […]
Give Thanks and Shop Local on Small Business Saturday
Even those of us who do not herald originally from North America know only too well about the Thanksgiving holiday and the many shopping-related offshoots associated with this upcoming celebration. What is a one-day celebration of family, friendship and food, has also turned into a full-on commercial assault with sales on everything from toys to […]
Building community with the Local de Quartier du Stand in the North of Nyon
The completion of the EcoQuartier du Stand earlier in the year saw a stream of residents moving into the new apartments. With it, a sense of community emerging for those who live in the northern most part of town. To support and foster this new community, La Local de Quartier at Chemin des Tines 3A […]
Share the Fun at Gland’s New Toy Library.
Have you ever bought your child the brand new fancy toy that they just could not live without, only to find it languishing in a corner of their bedroom several weeks later, unloved and unused? The concept of a ludothèque was completely new to me until I moved to Switzerland. A ludothèque is a lending […]
The Secret Rose Garden – Last chance to experience La Roseraie in Nyon for this year.
This week is your last chance for this year to see, smell and enjoy the Nyon Rose Garden, la Roseraie de Bois-Bougy, tucked away behind the Nyon Tennis Club. This garden was established a few years ago to trial new varieties of roses and culminates in an annual rose competition. According to the organisers, ‘such […]