The local shops in Nyon are decorated with hearts and roses ready for Valentine’s day tomorrow but did you know that Nyon has a true romantic Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story of its own? Back at the start of the 19th Century there was a jealousy between folk that lived in the upper part of […]
On Wednesday the council gardeners were out and about pruning the trees, lulling folk to thinking Spring was on its way. On Thursday the snow came back with a vengeance, and fell all over Nyon. There were some very pretty sights to be seen around town when the snow stopped and the sun came out.
Looking for property in this area is like looking for a needle in a haystack. It’s there but you really have to search and dig deep to find it. It’s a fact that at the moment demand for property in Nyon and the Vaud area, is greater than supply. Although I have previously covered this […]
Did you know that that Nyon library has a selection of English books to borrow? No? Neither did I until I joined this week and discovered their selection of novels on the second floor. Admittedly it’s a smallish collection and stocks only fiction, there are no reference books or guides books, but at a joining […]
There is always an eclectic choice of goods at the fleamarket in Nyon. These “puces” take place every month down by the lake, they alway attracts a good crowd and Sunday was no exception. Items on sale ranged from a flag of Che Guevara, to postcards of the area, to Vaud sausages and unusual objects […]