Buy of the Week: The Trauffer Cow

Buy of the Week: The Trauffer Cow

It’s like a right of passage: every little Swiss baby or baby born in Switzerland should be given a little Trauffer wooden cow toy. Here I found a little pink spotted one at Coop as a pressie for a baby girl our babysitter Kate is expecting in two weeks. And...
Zurich: Jelmoli

Zurich: Jelmoli

One of our autumn traditions even before our kids were born is to head to Zurich to buy proper winter clothes. This was a lesson well learnt when we first arrived 12 years ago to live in Switzerland from South Africa thinking our winter clothes would do. Definitely...
Buy of the Week: Ski People by Theresa Losa

Buy of the Week: Ski People by Theresa Losa

I love many types of art, and have over the years collected lots of different framed photographs, prints (even some limited) but only one or two real proper paintings. I am now therefore trying to invest in pieces that I know I will never get bored of or throw away....
Buy of the Week: Swiss Ceramics

Buy of the Week: Swiss Ceramics

Swiss craftsmanship has been combined with Japanese design in these gorgeous ceramics from Globus. The Japanese ceramic designer Ryota Ishihara interprets Switzerland in an exclusive small series of crockery. I am so happy I spotted them online and even more so now...