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STOCK THE FRIDGE MINDFULLY


LE BOCAL LOCAL  GENEVA’S FIRST ZERO WASTE GROCERY STORE by Kelly Marcisz   Want to shop more mindfully and reduce your eco-footprint? We test Geneva’s very first zero-waste grocery store where you can buy non-packed, healthy and local staples, including mind-blowing home-made chocolate spread! Le Bocal Local is an inspiring non-profit organisation co-founded two years ago by Annie Benjamin and…

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GENEVA’S WILDLIFE IN FOCUS


JONATHAN GUILLOT – WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER IN GENEVA  WIN A SIGNED COPY OF JONATHAN’S FAB COFFEE TABLE BOOK ‘SEYMAZ’ by Vivian Holding Jonathan Guillot is a wildlife photographer living in Thônex in the Canton of Geneva. His exhibition of photos from his soon to be published book ‘Seymaz’ takes place in four different locations in Geneva and runs from 25th May…

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TAKE BETTER PHOTOS


WANT TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS? SWISS PHOTO CLUB GENEVA  – GET 15% OFF ANY PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE!   PLUS:  TOP TIPS for taking better photos on your mobile phone.   by Chené Koscielny Taking photographs has never been easier, but taking a decent photo that evokes a tear or a laugh, is a different story altogether.   SO, HOW CAN YOU…

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HEALTHY LIVING, HEALTHY YOU


MAKING BALANCED CHOICES CHARITY WORKSHOP  by Vivian Holding   Want to learn how to make balanced choices in all aspects of your daily life? The Healthy Living, Healthy You Charity Workshop, organised by The Gift Box Girls, brings together a panel of expert speakers for a day of interesting and informative workshops, which will help you discover how to make…

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NEW CO-WORKING CULTURE


VOISINS 105 by Chené Koscielny Working from home sounds great in theory, but after a while the novelty soon wears off and you long to speak to someone other than your dog or plants. Trying to have a meeting in a noisy, busy coffee shop can be challenging, not to mention navigating your way through cringe-worthy networking meetings. Luckily there…

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WORLD FOOD FESTIVAL


CAROUGE by Vivian Holding   Get ready to tickle your taste buds with new culinary discoveries at the World Food Festival in Carouge, where you’ll find foodies, gourmands, creative chefs and food trucks offering delights from India to Greece and Vietnam to Brazil.   WHAT IS THE WORLD FOOD FESTIVAL? The World Food Festival is a Swiss festival running in…

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ESCAPE IN TIME


LATEST HIGH-TECH ESCAPE ROOM IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny It is the year 1652 in Geneva. You (and your fellow apprentices) work for Michée Chauderon, a natural healer who is about to be burnt alive on the Plaine of Plain Palais after being accused of witchcraft. You have exactly 60 minutes to prove her innocence and save her from a…

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5 REASONS TO TRY 5RYTHMES


5RYTHMES If you don’t do your dance, who will? by Geli Carney   I don’t really ‘do’ New Age stuff – crystals and chakra balancing are for other people. I do, however, love to dance! But not choreographed routines, or the disciplinary demands of ballroom (though I quietly harbour an ambition to conquer the tango one day). I just enjoy…

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EXIL EXHIBITION – REVIEW


EXIL EXHIBITION: RED CROSS MUSEUM GENEVA  WIN 3 SETS OF 2 TICKETS TO SEE EXIL – details at the end of this article. by Chené Koscielny Taking place at the Red Cross Museum from 14th March – 23rd November 2018 – EXIL is an exhibit of 300 photographs addressing the themes of journey, displacement and exile. To flee a country,…

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THE BEAUTY OF LINES


LAUSANNE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION by Catherine Lewis   It is rare to find an exhibition of images of such great importance in the history of photography, all housed under one roof. It is even rarer to have found one so close by in Lausanne. The Beauty of Lines exhibition at the Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne is a collection of photographic images taken by some…

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