11/29/2013

Footballers yesterday and today

This week the rich players of Basel FC played the super-rich players of Chelsea. Fifty years ago things were very different!

Read more ...

16:03 | Permalink | Comments (0) | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

11/22/2013

The day that President Kennedy was shot

On the day that President Kennedy was shot, 50 years ago, I was in Boston and witnessed the reaction of New Englanders.

Read more ...

06:00 Posted in Special days and notable incidents | Permalink | Comments (0) | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

11/11/2013

Forgiveness on Remembrance Day

On this day, 11 November 2013, the obituaries of two persons connected with World War II detailed courage and reconciliation.

Read more ...

11:31 Posted in Potpourri, Special days and notable incidents | Permalink | Comments (0) | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

11/08/2013

easyJet from London diverted to Lyon

Yesterday afternoon the easyJet flight from London Gatwick was diverted to Lyon, whilst a flight from Brussels circled twice over Geneva before finally landing.

Read more ...

11/06/2013

Cornish pasties next year with easyJet?

Yesterday, 5 November, easyJet Switzerland sent an empty Airbus A319 to and back from Newquay airport, Cornwall!

Read more ...

11/04/2013

Toulouse FC played Evian FC

Toulouse became another French football club flying into and (rather late) out of Geneva after playing in Annecy against Evian.

Read more ...

11:23 | Permalink | Comments (0) | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook

11/01/2013

Who will be the next political head of the airport?

When the next seven Geneva administrative Councillors have been elected, who will have the airport in his/her department?

Read more ...

11:05 Posted in Potpourri | Permalink | Comments (0) | |  del.icio.us | | Digg! Digg |  Facebook