Switzerland journal October 22nd 1936

Nyon. A very pretty little town on the Lake of Geneva. There is a castle there that stands up high above the town and looks out over the lake. In the castle is a very interesting museum consisting of old Roman remains. The castle is very old and was built in the 13th century.

Switzerland journal October 20th 1936

The International Labour Office. (B.I.T)Different countries have presented things to the building. England has presented a lovely blue fountain & pond with a little boy in the middle. Germany, a lovely stained glass window with the different trades of men on it. Portugal, three china panels on the wall; of trade also.

Switzerland journal October 17th 1936

“Veronique.” An operetta written by Massager. Extremely pretty scenery and dresses. The singing was marvellous and so was the music. M. Jean Badès was in it. Chambésy. A very pretty little village in the suburbs of Geneva. Grapes grow on nearly every house there. The village main street is a hill, steep and very narrow.Continue reading “Switzerland journal October 17th 1936”

Switzerland journal October 15th 1936

Monnetier. A very pretty little village on the top of Salève, a mountain in France. There is a path up the mountain and it takes about 3/4 hours to climb up. It is very steep. There is a most wonderful view from the village. On one side is Geneva & the river Arve, lying farContinue reading “Switzerland journal October 15th 1936”