Monthly Archives: December 2019

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‘TIS THE SEASON TO BECOME MORE VISIBLE

The World Health Organization says that of the 1.35 million road traffic deaths every year, 54% are pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.   Every 24 seconds someone dies on the road. In the United States in 2018 alone, there were 857 bicycle fatalities …



Thyme

Thyme is my favourite herb for the winter season.  Thyme has been used as a herb and a medicinal plant for more than 4000 years. Its healing power is used especially in inflammations of the respiratory tract, the airways, such …



911 in Switzerland

YES, 911 WORKS IN SWITZERLAND! ⁠⠀Regardless whether you call from a landline or your mobile phone. ⁠⠀⁠⠀ 911 and 112 are two international emergency numbers. ⁠⠀⁠⠀ 911 can be called in Switzerland, both from landlines and mobile phones, and is …



Balloon Safety

⁠When parents are concerned about their child’s safety, choking risks are high on their radar. Usually nuts, small toys, popcorn, hot dogs and grapes are their biggest worries. But one-third of choking related deaths in children result from latex balloons.⁠⠀⁠Especially …