Adolf Feller: Über-Connector, Postcard Collector
Sep01

Adolf Feller: Über-Connector, Postcard Collector

“Sometimes we humans are compelled to create a context for ourselves so our passions can thrive, and one wonders if Feller’s business endeavours—exploring the relatively new world of lighting and electrical solutions—were his way of doing just that.” Adolf Feller: a man whose propensity for connectivity led him to build one of the world’s largest collection of postcards.

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Less in Ordinary Time
Nov28

Less in Ordinary Time

“Cowbells have a constancy, yet they are arrhythmic, a subtle protest against the Swiss clockwork of the cities. It’s a mindful cue to ‘think less in ordinary time’ of lockstep and paced life, of hours and minutes, appointments and regularities.” Caitlin Krause pens a dreamscape that brings us back to the beginnings of time—and ourselves.

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It’s Much More Important Than That
Aug28

It’s Much More Important Than That

In a short work of fiction, author Paul Knott contemplates the meaning of home through the eyes of an asylum-seeker.

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Adaptation
Jun02

Adaptation

Two Woolf readers talk about journeys of adaptation, growth and imagination, and the experience of having a foot in several cultural camps; and

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In Conversation: Martina Bisaz
Feb27

In Conversation: Martina Bisaz

“It seems like I am always on the move, but that’s not always the case.” Martina Bisaz is a Zürich-based scientific illustrator and photographer known for her Instagram collaborations and landscapes. She talks about how she works, and her favourite times of year.

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Gallery: Tandem
Feb27

Gallery: Tandem

Martina Bisaz is a Zürich-based scientific illustrator and Instagrammer known for her collaborations, landscapes and her little Fiat car.

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In Conversation: Chantal Panozzo
May29

In Conversation: Chantal Panozzo

“Identity crisis. Check! Laundry lessons in two languages, neither of which I understood. Check! Phone phobia. Check!” Chantal Panozzo on being an American in Switzerland and her new book, Swiss Life.

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Gallery: The Winter of Our Discontent
Sep02

Gallery: The Winter of Our Discontent

A selection of images by @libby_ol for our winter theme

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Switzerland, ISBNs and Authors
Aug08

Switzerland, ISBNs and Authors

“An ISBN identifies your book, like a fingerprint. If you’re based in Switzerland, you need to apply for Swiss ISBNs.” Jill J. Marsh (Switzerland’s representative for the Alliance of Independent Authors) gives a round-up of the advice she gave at the Independent Publishing Event in Zürich.

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