Articles: General

Dig It! Tillandsia (21 October 2019)

Dig It! Tillandsia (21 October 2019)

Dig It!

As the weather gets colder, it's time to think about plants for indoors. At the Orticolario show in Italy, I met Paolo Michieli, a Tiallandsia specialist and owner of Michieli Floricultura. You can...

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McKay Interview: Michael Moller, former UNOG Director General

McKay Interview: Michael Moller, former UNOG Director General

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay speaks to Michael Møller. If you are a Geneva listener, and even if you are tuning in from other parts of Switzerland or abroad, you will know his name and that he was for a nu...

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Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health Matters: Insurance 2 (15 October 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks again to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International, this time about ambulance costs in Switzerland - what's covered and what's not? Find out more at https://helvetiainterna...

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Tech Decoded: Driverless Cars (14 October 2019)

Tech Decoded: Driverless Cars (14 October 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Tech Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte examines the future of driverless cars, the business opportunities, when will they be commonly available and how it will change the wa...

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Dig It! Shrubs for autumn (14 October 2019)

Dig It! Shrubs for autumn (14 October 2019)

Dig It!

As the autumn draws on, it's the perfect time of year to plant something new in your garden, particularly shrubs and trees. Andy McIndoe's new book for Timber Press, called "Shrubs: Discover the Pe...

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Murderet - improvised murder mystery at the Fête du Théâtre

Murderet - improvised murder mystery at the Fête du Théâtre

Mid Morning Mix

Let the Murderet troupe take you to an improvised murder mystery journey entirely made up on the spot! During this one-hour show, the performers will create a fictional crime story full of secrets ...

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Wilson Hermanto - Cameristi della Scala

Wilson Hermanto - Cameristi della Scala

Mid Morning Mix

Wilson Hermanto is the conductor for Orchestra ‘Cameristi della Scala’ This Wednesday 9 October the Cameristi della Scala will perform at the Salle del Castillo in Vevey. The benefit...

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Gadget Guru - 3d Printing Pen

Gadget Guru - 3d Printing Pen

Gadget Guru

3d printers are great, but heating plastic can be dangerous for kids. Here's a 3d printing pen that doesn't heat the plastic and a surprisingly useful practical application.

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Gadget Guru - Alexa Echo Loop

Gadget Guru - Alexa Echo Loop

Gadget Guru

Image: https://www.amazon.com/Echo-Loop/dp/B07JPK4XJ6 Now you can take Alexa with you wherever you go. Our Gadget Guru Paul Bristow tells us more.

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Gadget Guru - Farmbot; growing your food at home

Gadget Guru - Farmbot; growing your food at home

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow brings us this little farmbot: the agricultural technology to grow food for us on our own doorsteps.

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Gadget Guru - New iPhone 11

Gadget Guru - New iPhone 11

Gadget Guru

Here's the latest iPhone. What's new?

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Gadget Guru - Updating your GPS and using Google maps offline

Gadget Guru - Updating your GPS and using Google maps offline

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru Paul Bristow didn't update his GPS. Here he is to remind us why we should and to tell us how. Also, if you use Googlemaps, here's how to be better prepared and have the maps you'l...

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Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

Health Matters: Health Insurance (8 October 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle talks to Louis-Marie from Helvetia International about getting the best health insurance coverage for your new baby. Contact Louis-Marie through https://helvetiainternational.com/homepa...

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Tech Decoded: Facial Recognition (7 October 2019)

Tech Decoded: Facial Recognition (7 October 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Tech Decoded with Richard Bradley from Deloitte - Facial Recognition. How its used for everything from unlocking your phone to law enforcement - and the potential market for the ...

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Dig It! Listener Questions (7 October 2019)

Dig It! Listener Questions (7 October 2019)

Dig It!

This week's show is a listener question from Marie, who has a problem with non-flowering and leaning roses. The roses are suffering from a lack of sunlight, as they are in the shadow of a large...

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Batuk en Fête - percussion & dance

Batuk en Fête - percussion & dance

Mid Morning Mix

Batuk en Fête festival takes place on the 3-5 October 2019. Workshops can be booked through the website in advance.  Jenny Dawson, from Sambaloelek, gives us the details...&...

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McKay Interview: Lord Howell, former UK government energy minister(5 October 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord Howell, former UK government energy minister(5 October 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is the Rt Hon The Lord Howell of Guildford. Older British listeners may remember him as David Howell MP. He is an expert on government policy and strategy in the field of e...

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Tech Decoded: Cloud Computing (30 September 2019)

Tech Decoded: Cloud Computing (30 September 2019)

Technology Decoded

On this week's Tech Decoded, Richard Bradley from Deloitte looks at cloud computing - what it is, how it works - and is it reaching its limit as billions of new devices are due to connect over ...

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Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

Health Matters: Teeth Whitening (1 October 2019)

Health matters

Looking for that Hollywood smile? Dr Michelle speaks with the team from Dental Hygiene Clinics about teeth whitening. Learn more at https://www.chd.swiss/

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Dig It Berrying Plants (30 September 2019)

Dig It Berrying Plants (30 September 2019)

Dig It!

At the start of autumn there are dozens of excellent garden and plant events happening all over Europe, and one of my favourites is Orticolario. It's only 3 hours by train from Zurich to Como, ...

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Design Days - Clara Jannet

Design Days - Clara Jannet

Mid Morning Mix

What is design? We tackle the big question with Clara Jannet, event coordinator at Design Days which takes place this weekend (26-29 September 2019). Clara tells us what to expect from the event o...

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Health Matters: Mental health first aid  (24 September 2019)

Health Matters: Mental health first aid (24 September 2019)

Health matters

Dr Michelle talks with Roger Staub from Pro Mente Sana about the launch of Mental Health First Aid training in English in Switzerland. Find out more at https://ensa.swiss/fr/ and https://www.health...

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Gadget Guru - Commodore 64

Gadget Guru - Commodore 64

Gadget Guru

This week Paul Bristow brings us a wave of nostalgia as we talk about retro games that are coming back !

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Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

Health Matters: Amputations (17 September 2019)

Health matters

It was World First Aid day on 14th September so Dr Michelle covers a First Aid topic in this week's show. But not for the faint hearted... the First Aid for an amputated limb or digit.

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