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Under the sky of Lausanne

Or how to start a new life in a new place

Meeting people is easy

Maybe you know the feeling… You are almost alone, in a foreign country. Your family is far away. Your friends are also far away. You have to build your life once again, from the bottom. It can be depressing and frustrating.

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Swiss vote to automatically expel foreign criminals

Yesterday I received a letter encouraging me to vote for the expulsion of foreigners accused of any crime from Switzerland. Here’s a post from a great blog (in Spanish) that explains brilliantly well the problems that the approval of this initiative will bring to Switzerland.

For those who understand Spanish I encourage you to read the article.

Living la vida en Suiza

El 28 de febrero los suizos tienen una nueva cita con las urnas para votar a favor o en contra de la aplicación de una iniciativa -a propuesta del SVP, partido conservador actualmente mayoría en el gobierno- cuyo objetivo es cambiar la Ley para expulsar de forma sistemática a cualquier extranjero que cometa un delito, ya sea un atentado contra la propiedad ajena, allanamiento de morada o daño causado a terceros. 

De acuerdo con la propuesta, la aplicación de la iniciativa significaría cambiar la Ley para hacer posible la deportación de cualquier no suizo -ya sea turista, asilado, secondo (nacido y crecido en Suiza) e incluso poseedor de pasaporte suizo pero sin nacionalidad-, sin considerar las circunstancias, sin atenuantes y contra el Derecho Internacional.

Por poner un ejemplo sencillo: un secondo -nacido y crecido en Suiza pero sin nacionalidad-, que robase en una gasolinera (sea lo que sea) estaría incurriendo…

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Milk Cow Blues

Don’t stay at home… It’s better to go out and see the cows than to stay at home and look at your empty white walls.

There are lots of cows in Switzerland. And of course there had to be some tradition regarding cows.

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Shiny Happy People

Before coming to Switzerland, many people warned me about the coldness of Swiss people. But my first impressions on people living in Lausanne  couldn’t be so different! Yet, living 14 years in Denmark  might have changed my perception of “coldness”.

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Intro

Hello! Let me introduce myself… I am a graphic designer from Spain who have recently moved from Denmark to Switzerland. A bit confusing, right?

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