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A Lesson in Family Politics

On Sunday, June 17, 2012, the electorate of the Canton of Geneva will cast its vote on a thorny issue concerning all families with young children: The initiative […]

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The Iris Gardens in Vullierens

Spring is my favourite season in Switzerland: the burst of vivid colours from the fields and gardens, which comes with the budding season, is truly unique. One of […]

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CinéTransat Paint Party this Saturday in Geneva

Make a note in your diary for this great family-friendly event taking place this Saturday in Geneva. What a great way to kick back, relax and enjoy a […]

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Les Grandes Medievales

If you have young children that are going through their “medieval knight” or “princess” phase then you ought not to miss the fantastic medieval festival in Andilly, France: Les Grandes […]

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Still on Heidi’s Trail in Ballenberg

Hands up who thinks of Heidi when thinking of Switzerland. Trouble is, when you move here and become an expat in Geneva, Zurich or any other modern Swiss […]

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Great Days-Out with the Kids

Spring is the best time to get out of Geneva and explore Switzerland (it’d be even better if it stopped raining, enough is enough now). We’ve still got […]

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In Heidi’s Footsteps

It happens to most expatriates in Switzerland, especially if your expat plans take you to one of the main Swiss cities rather than one of its idyllic alpine villages. You […]

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The Medieval Village of Yvoire

If you’re looking for new places to discover near Geneva, look no further than the beautiful medieval village of Yvoire on the French shouthern shore of Lake Léman, right on […]

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Celebrate Easter the Swiss Way

Have you seen all the gorgeous Easter decorations that are now filling the shelves in Migros and Coop? I’m such a sucker for celebrations and decorations of any kind so, […]

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A Chocolate Isn’t Just for Christmas

It might seem quite surprising that as a self-confessed chocoholic I have only posted about chocolate a couple of times since starting this blog, but I can swear it’s been a constant […]

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Find me on Mondokids.it!

If you speak or read Italian you should visit the fab MondoKids website, a parenting site jam-packed with great kids fashion, plus excellent advice on all aspects of family life […]

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The Truth about Ferney Voltaire

To be honest, the truth about Ferney Voltaire – one of the small French towns just across the border from Geneva – is that I totally and wrongfully disregarded […]

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Expat Mums in Geneva

I recently started contributing to a fantastic Swiss website for families called Voyou Magazine, a design-lovers’ treat, full of great tips on the best family events in the Suisse […]

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Private Schools in Geneva

For those of you who have asked me more information about private schools in Geneva, here’s an article I wrote some time ago for an expatriate website. Hope it […]

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Venetian Charm at the Annecy Carnival

Most Carnival celebrations in Europe and Switzerland are over for this year but, luckily, one of the best ones in the region is happening this weekend. Take a […]

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Dinner & the Movies

If you’re planning a romantic, kids-free night out in Geneva I have some fabulous places to recommend. As usual, these pointers came from Expat Husband’s Genevan colleagues because – […]

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The Big Freeze

A “silent” post today. Just some incredible photos Expat Husband took of Versoix’s frozen lakefront and Geneva’s Bains de Paquis, AMAZING! Bbbrrrrrr…   The Bains de Paquis are frozen too… […]

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Geneva: Out ‘n’ About with Baby

Little Miss Cutie is now 19 months-old and parading so much attitude and toddler-swagger that her baby days seem to belong to another decade, not just a few […]

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Discover Geneva with Your Children

Three years ago our family moved to Geneva to start a new life as ex-pats, armed with plenty of enthusiasm and a rather wobbly knowledge of French. Nestled […]

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Find Me on Newly Swissed & Voyou Magazine!

I am very excited about some new wiriting opportunities that have come up recently so I am chuffed to share with you that I’ll be contributing to some […]

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