History of the Saint-Jean-Charmilles Neighborhood
Geneva / Street Art

History of the Saint-Jean-Charmilles Neighborhood

I think Saint-Jean-Charmilles is one of the most underrated neighborhoods in Geneva – and I’m not saying that just because I live there. It’s smallness is an asset, allowing its inhabitants to enjoy a greater sense of community than if they lived in, say, Pâquis. Saint-Jean, like other great neighborhoods and communities, garners its strength from … Continue reading

Red Cross Museum and Nonviolence
Geneva

Red Cross Museum and Nonviolence

This year for the Night of Museums (Nuit des musées), F and I headed to the highly-acclaimed Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum. Spoiler alert: it’s nothing special. I had heard this from some people already. Apparently somewhere down the line they felt that trashing the traditional museum feel for hologram-like screens of people who share … Continue reading