The oldest nuclear plant in the world.

Living only 31 Km from the oldest nuclear plant is not comforting. It is an inconvenient truth that the Beznau AKW is so close to us. Greenpeace informs citizens in my area using street signs in a very clever way. The sign says “the oldest atomic power plant in the world is only 31 Km […]

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Through the eyes of my brother

Recently my brother Tito visited us. He was in Basel for a conference at the University and stayed with us overnight in Zürich. Through his eyes I witnessed once again what I did almost 5 years ago when I first moved here: how things work well, how superbly organized and clean the cities are, and […]

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(Re) discovering snow

During this past week we took a break from our jobs and visited canton Wallis. We rented a 3-bedroom chalet in the small village of Ulrichen (Population 219 as of 2007). Hannah, Lutz and Annie stayed with us. Mia also came along. My basic German knowledge was put to work hard because Lutz only speaks […]

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