Tag Archives: Heritage

Once there was a barber shop: turning London in Anywhereland.

I’ve said many times that I don’t like living in London, a revelation that usually triggers surprised reactions by those I speak with. There are many reasons for my distaste for London: weather, prices, transportation, housing… But one is bigger … Continue reading

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Back to the roots: the return of agriculture in the Alps

“We decided to grow potatoes because potatoes were the staple that fuelled the Alps’ demographic boom”, explains Federico, a hand gesture encircling the tiny field, no longer than half a football field, stretching on front of us. With hindsight, finding … Continue reading

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