Basel: New Featured Image

I tend to change the background on my blog every now and again and the current image comes from a visit to the art capital of Switzerland:  Basel. I had just crossed over the Rhine on one of the four ferries that zig zag from bank to bank  using the water current as its power…

Basel’s most stylish Christmas tree …

From a recent trip to Basel, Switzerland, the home of culture and artistic finesse, I discovered one of the most innovative Christmas trees I have ever seen.  Found at Les Garecons, the gastronomic enclave at the German Railway Station, it is made of recycled plastic bottles, filled with coloured liquid and in the evening, it…