Trade, Silk, Wool and Himalaya

I am extending to you an invitation that my friend Marianne de Pury has sent for an upcoming exposition and sale event of silk and wool accessories made by craftswomen in the Himalayas. The events will take place both in Geneva and Bern, on October 31, November 1 and November 7-8 respectively. For more details click on the link above.

I will skip the lecture on the relevance of trade in humanitarian aid and economic development.

PS: Marianne de Pury is a composer and theater director. Her son Julian Thompson, a painter living in Neuchâtel, has an upcoming exhibition “Mises en Scènes” from the 21st of October to the 22 of November at the Théâtre du passage gallerie and chez max et meuron restaurant in Neuchâtel.

Theatre: Knock oder Der Triumph der Medizin


It would be on the order of the day to drop a few names now, but somehow I am not in the mood. I am not even in the mood to answer email, or to write emails. I went to see a play this evening, and really, it was a blast. It is quite a comedy, and it is about medicine. The production is put together by the “Sociéte des Médecins du Canton de Berne” however the play itself is spoken in dialect (swiss german). Had a good laugh…

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