Christmas 2015

We had Christmas twice this year. Once on the 25th December, when Patrick and Regula joined us, and once on the 27th, when Stefan and Marianne, Célina and Regula joined us. As usual, we had a splendid tree from the Zurich city forestry and Áedán and Jacqueline prepared a beautiful table with culinary delights on both occasions (including Áedán’s famous pasta fatta in casa)

Advent calendar 2015

Imagine our delight to see the tradition of a private Schrennengasse 17 Advent Calendar in our staircase being carried on by Regula yet again this year. The daily pictures are posted here. This year’s theme is snow…

Cellar clear out!

It was finally too much junk! Two weekends of clearing out and the cellar is as good as new (a mere seven years after we moved to Wiedikon!). It is a good feeling afterwards, though

Goldbrunnenplatz gets a facelift

Four years after Schmiede Wiedikon, Goldbrunnenplatz gets a facelift too! It took several months over the summer and is still not completely finished (end October), as the shelters for waiting will not come until the New Year.

Autumn travels

While Áedán and David held the fort in Zurich, Seán was on the road in South Korea with the Zurich Youth Symphony Orchestra and Jacqueline was in Meran (South Tirol), doing Törggelen among other things like Kaminwurz and Speck. Here are some photographic impressions of those two South places from our itinerant travellers, in no particular order