In our 8th annual edition, yesterday December 1st 2019, we celebrated our version of Thanksgiving. This means a harvest celebration of the fruits of our actions during the year, with friends and loved ones. Petra and I cooked for three days with help from our friend Christophe. We served plenty of food that included garlic-ginger […]
(English version and video are below.) Siguiendo el sendero sostenible trazado con La Casa Ausente, el arquitecto Fernando Abruña Charneco presenta su más reciente edificación. La Casa del Horizonte incorpora el sol en la solución energética y se apropia de la luz de la luna llena a través de una terraza lunar. Dialoga con el […]
I am happy to have pitched our film “Holy Shit” during the “Rendez-Vous de la Coproduction Rhénane” at the Ciné Cité in beautiful Strasbourg, France.
The Mediterranean Sea, the mistral winds, and its history make Marseille a sensorially captivating city. Petra and I spent the last two weeks of May exploring many of its arrondissements. We even sailed to Frioul Island, the shy sister of the Chateau d’If Island, where the Count of Montecristo spent 14 years as a prisoner […]
Last Friday June 14, 2019, thousands of people – mostly women – held demonstrations throughout Switzerland demanding equal pay, equal treatment, and denouncing gender violence.
On April 27th 2019, I had the honor to see my brother Héctor Abruña being inducted into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington DC.
Take 1 minute of your day to enjoy the view of a Prunus serrulata or Japanese Cherry tree. It is in full spring bloom in the middle of a residential complex nearby, oblivious to traffic noise, waltzing to the tune of the slight wind. It will calm and re-center you like a yoga Asana. Namaste.
On January 28, 2019, I received my Swiss passport, but on March 28, along with over a thousand other new citizens, I celebrated it. Mayor Corine Mauch had extended an invitation to all new Swiss citizens residing in the city of Zürich to join her in a celebration. I am now the citizen of the […]
About two years ago, the forest, which is practically our backyard, went through a managed deforestation process.* Hundreds of trees were cut. While walking with Mia along the forest, as we often do in the afternoons, I saw a bird house sitting on the fresh stump of a pine tree. Normally it would have been […]
A cow show from a country that produces some of the most coveted cheeses in the world! Mais oui! The short film is a glimpse of one show in the French-speaking Canton of Jura, which borders France, and sits in the eponymous mountain range. Enjoy it.