Sunset at Zurich main train station

Zürich Hauptbahnhof Sunset

Even train stations deserve nice sunsets once in a while.

Open and closed. Badenerstrasse, Zurich.

Open and Closed (Pic du Jour)

Still quite busy here in Zurich, so like yesterday I didn’t venture too far beyond the Badenerstrasse where I spotted this in a print shop window. I wish I had taken the original. For the record: the 216th (!!) straight Pic du Jour was taken on 16 Aug 2014 in …

Empty seats on day three of the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich

Nice Skies and Empty Seats, Zurich

Nice skies over empty seats at Zurich’s Letzigrund Stadium.

Atrium of Zurich City Hall, or Stadthaus

Zurich City Hall – a Four Photo Tour

Ninety seconds of Zen in the atrium of Zurich’s City Hall.

Baguettes Infested With Mice in a window display at a maternity apparel shop, Zurich, 2007

Baguettes Infested With Mice, Zurich

What does pregnancy have in common with baguettes infested with mice?

Non Violence (1997) by Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Lausanne

Non Violence – Pic du Jour

This is Non Violence (1997) by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd at the Olympic Park in Lausanne, Switzerland. It’s the first sculpture that popped into mind for monument, the theme for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge. This one was taken during a visit to Lausanne in July 2010; I also have a …

Non Violence, 1997, by Carl Fredrik Reutersward, Olympic Museum Park, Lausanne, 31-Aug-2008


More sad but tragically uncommon news from the U.S. yesterday; this time 20 elementary school children were among the murdered. Most stunning to me is that I’m not more stunned. This is Non Violence, a 1997 sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reutersward at the Olympic Museum Park in Lausanne. I first …