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Feasting

First full day of the ILAB Congress.  I’ll skip our Monday morning guided tour of the Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek and our lunch at the Zunftrestaurant Pfistern, except to say that the first was a delicious and smallish feast of early … Continue reading

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Lucerne

In Luzern, Lucerne, Lucerna – call it what you will – for the first time in some forty years.  Distant memories of the picturesque old wooden Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), although I somehow now prefer the shorter Spreuerbrücke (Mill Bridge) with … Continue reading

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Return of the Glockenspiel

Hidden alphorns sounding out from the rooftops of Leicester Square! Now what is going on?  Quite why the Swiss Ambassador chose to invite me to the Inauguration of the Glockenspiel, now returned to Swiss Court, I have little idea – … Continue reading

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