Sad news…

February 12th, 2008

…for me, at least. My friends Pierre and Linda are moving from their beautiful house in the mountains above Martigny. It’s for sale at http://www.swissmountainhouse.com/. Pierre is the only person I know who commuted to work by funicular railway.

Go on, you know you’d like a house like this… why not treat yourself?

(I’m really hoping somebody else I know will buy it, so I can visit it again!)

The blushful Hippocrene?

February 12th, 2008

One of my favourite local restaurants has come up with a good way to decorate their ceiling. If you put a camera on the table pointing upwards, this is what you get:

Backstreet Bistro wine-bottle ceiling