Update: Missing planes, immigration controversy and Swiss tennis

I will forever be connected to Switzerland and to La Réunion, through the experiences which I have recounted in part on this blog. How bizarre it was, then, to see La Réunion pop up on BBC News just weeks after my return to the UK. Switzerland, meanwhile, mainly garners media attention for its attitude to immigration and … More Update: Missing planes, immigration controversy and Swiss tennis

Day 10: Looking for Xamax

The inclusion of Neuchâtel Xamax, the local football team, in the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire’s exhibition on ‘Neuchâtel, c’est quoi?’ underlines the town’s pride in the rich heritage of a club that were champions of Switzerland in ‘87 and ‘88, and punched above their weight in European competition on numerous occasions throughout the 80s and … More Day 10: Looking for Xamax