Posts tagged ‘switzerland’

May 15, 2019

Alabama bans abortions. Meanwhile, in Switzerland….

by allthoughtswork

A movie ticket at Cinema Pathé comes with a cocktail and a condom. Or it should.

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May 9, 2019

“Honey, maybe we should move…”

by allthoughtswork

At the fifty-second mark you find out just how big that boulder is when the farm house comes into view.

Imagine standing in your window with your morning coffee and seeing THAT hurtling towards you. The coffee would kick in a lot quicker that day, I can tell you. At both ends.

April 20, 2019

As a hiker, my sphincter slammed closed exactly one minute into this video

by allthoughtswork

Which is good because the impulse to shit myself upon seeing all that death barreling down would be overwhelming.

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January 29, 2019

Le Bon Berger

by duncanr

some breathtaking photography in this short film of a Swiss shepherd and his family, and his love for them, and his job and lifestyle
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November 27, 2018

Look Before you Leap

by duncanr

a word of caution folks – it’s always a good idea to make sure your safety harness is securely attached to the hang-glider before take-off

November 24, 2018

Backpack, hiking boots, shot glass….

by allthoughtswork

A bottle of absinthe tucked away in the woods.

Absinthe is how the Swiss get you out in nature…and then forget you were ever there.

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June 12, 2014

Anyone for Pfingstbluttlern ?

by duncanr

men in a bushGranted, Pfingstbluttlern (http://tinyurl.com/lu4xofk) will get a woman wet but – call me old-fashioned if you wish – I much prefer more traditional forms of foreplay !

January 24, 2014

Davos 2014

by duncanr

Political and business leaders are gathered for their annual jolly boys outing World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

While they wine and dine in their sumptuous surroundings, here’s a handy newsnight summary of some facts they might like to reflect upon

P.S. are you paid above or below the national average wage for your country?

How does your income compare with that of folk in other countries?

Check it out here http://tinyurl.com/pj4javx

March 14, 2012

Crime Wave set to hit Switzerland

by duncanr

Remember those old westerns on TV – and the Wanted – Dead or Alive posters ?

Law enforcement agencies in many countries have long sought the public’s help in locating and apprehending villains or those they are anxious to speak to

In the early days, these were artistic drawings based on eye witness reports and often had a cartoonish look to them

Then technology advanced and police started issuing ‘photokit’ images of those they wanted the publics’ help in identifying, locating and apprehending

Next came the ubiquitous CCTV cameras, making the lot of the police a little bit easier since they could now release CCTV footage of villains caught in the act to help locate and capture them

Then along came Switzerland to throw a spanner in the works. Apparently broadcasting CCTV footage of a man with a gun in one hand and a sack in the other as he robs a bank is an invasion of his right to privacy – to protect that privacy the media have blurred the face of a man appearing in CCTV footage police released to prevent his being recognized and his right to privacy violated

Full story here – http://tinyurl.com/7ogyoph

I think it’s safe to say a policeman’s lot in Switzerland is not an ‘appy one

Meanwhile, expect an influx of criminals heading for Switzerland !!!

May 12, 2010

Slow Down

by duncanr

Police in Switzerland have come up with a novel way to get drivers to slow down – enlist the help of an angel

They are paying a man to dress in a white suit, with a pair of wings at accident black spots and wave at drivers to encourage them to slow down.

Personally I think drivers are more likely to slow down if they paid a half-naked woman to stand by the side of the road and wave at motorists – but then, that’s me 😳

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