It’s cold in here.

I did a quick interview with some of my fellow social media participants on getting a jacket for the winter. Coincidentally it was the best time to ask because the room we’re in is a tad bit chilly. Akiko from UNITAR recommended a ‘down‘ jacket, while Elena from OHCHR was happy with her ankle-length leather … Continue reading It’s cold in here.

The highlight of Geneva’s winter

A few photos from the past month In Geneva, the highlight of the year is the Escalade, a one-week event to commemorate and celebrate an important part of Genevas history. One of the main events is a 7km run around Genevas old town of It usually takes place in the second week of December. This … Continue reading The highlight of Geneva’s winter

Winter’s early arrival

Geneva is covered in snow. Starting last weekend and continuing to today, Geneva is being blanketed with snow. From yesterday’s prediction of 20cm to today’s latest dump, there’s probably about 50cm on the ground. As people keep telling me, it’s abnormal for Geneva, which sits in a valley, to get such a big dump of … Continue reading Winter’s early arrival

Winters can be beautiful

It’s amazing how winter can be beautiful. The last couple of weekends in Geneva have been an absolute treat… the sun was shining and the temperature was balmy. With an average of 16C, the weekends were warmer than normal and that meant people were out walking, drinking, running, shopping, etc. – any way to get … Continue reading Winters can be beautiful