It’s Sunday so it must be time for our weekly virtual trip to glorious Switzerland. A country which means the world to our little family. My partners family have had strong connections with the country since before the Second World War. It started with a young chap being sent to The Alps to recover from a serious chest illness. It continued with members of the Quaker family working with injured serviceman charities . Then my partners mum and dad holidaying here every year while staying with close friends. Then my partner would go there on family holidays. I was then introduced to the wonders of Switzerland and finally Hawklad was.

Life moves on. That connection with Switzerland now rests just with me and Hawklad. A connection that we both are keen to treasure and keep going.

48 thoughts on “Swiss Sunday

  1. Looking at your photos I just remembered that a school friend of mine and her family lived there for a while. We wrote back and forth for a long while. Too bad the internet wasn’t around then, she would have been able to send amazing photos such as yours. It really looks lovely.

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  2. What does Hawklad basically think about visiting Switzerland again? I could imagine that apart from the virus and the Aspergers’ challenge, he would basically love to be there again.

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      1. Oh, my gosh, that’s awesome to hear! So, you have very good chances to come here again. The willingness is there. And I am sure, Hawklad will find ways to make the trip comfortable for him.

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  3. Books I’ve been reading lately have made me wonder just what it was like inn Switzerland during WW2. I’ve never seen anything written about it, though there must be. I can understand why you want to keep the tradition and connection going and you will. Soon, I hope.

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  4. Ooooh! New pictures!! My favorite is the last one, of course 10,000+ feet. That’s high up! Makes me think of a road trip through Wyoming and Colorado… the Rocky Mountains.
    They aren’t the Alps though, are they?

    So beautiful! I knew something was wrong last night… can’t believe I missed my Saturday Night trip to Switzerland. I very rarely actually do Swiss Sunday on Sunday😂😂

    Thank you, as always, Gary! I can’t wait to see a picture of Hawklad with his hood up, from the back😉 in Switzerland again!!💌💌💌

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      1. There are so many places I’d love to see, including Yorkshire. I love all the history in the E.U.

        It’s a beautiful world, let’s hope we can keep it that way. I hope you will let me know if you ever come anywhere near where I live. I would love to give you a tour. I do love the beauty of Canada.

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