My dream for better health care

Coming out of our “Soft Lockdown” in Switzerland, for all of us who have been self-isolating or otherwise sheltering from the outside world, feels like the slow recovery from an illness . In the canton of Bern, where I live, the population has generally not been greatly affected, compared with other regions of the world. … Read more My dream for better health care

Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

Sistine Chapel Michelangelo

As the Lockdown started in Switzerland in mid-March I wrote about my strategy to manage Corona times. I named 5 things that I thought might help me through this extraordinary period. So where am I now? How do I feel? Today decisive measures will be loosened, schools, shops and restaurants will open again. Like many … Read more Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

Easter poetry in Corona times

Vollmond in Bern in Corona-Zeiten

A couple of weeks ago I got a e-mail mail containing a chain letter in English asking me to send a poem or quote to somebody and then put my name second on the list. I NEVER answer chain letters. NEVER! But this time I hesitated, and reflected. The request was sent to me by … Read more Easter poetry in Corona times

Coronavirus: 5 tips to manage your day

Strategy for living with Coronavirus pandemic

The news gets grimmer every day. Many of us are living in Lockdown. We are frightened and understandably so. The Coronavirus disease is causing a pandemic which is shaking our beliefs, culture, daily habits and the very essence of our lives. These are life changing events for us all. Whatever this leads to, whatever we … Read more Coronavirus: 5 tips to manage your day