JULY 15 2022 SUMMER WALK ALONG LAKE GREIFENSEE
From Greifensee village to Stocklen observation tower, Fällanden, meeting at the large car park near Gasthof Krone at 7 pm.
JULY 08 2022 HIGHLANDERS 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
At the Schützenhaus Pfäffikon. See flyer for further details.
JULY 01 2022 EXCHANGING TIPS AND TRICKS
Your solutions for everyday problems: share them with us.
JUNE 24 2022 QUILT EXHIBITION BY QUILTGRUPPE MÖNCHALTORF
Erika Bollinger, President, will guide you through the exhibition of over 100 quilts. Meeting at Zeughaus Uster, Exhibition room K2 at 8 pm.
JUNE 17 2022 HOW DID COVID CHANGE YOUR PLANS AND PLANNING?
We will share our experiences which maybe show us new options for planning holidays in future.
JUNE 10 2022 ALL ABOUT ENGLISH WORDS
Types and groups of words explained by Sonia Benke e.g. false friends, homophones (words with same pronunciation but different meaning), heteronyms (same spelling but different pronunciation) etc. etc.
Have fun but learn a lot!
JUNE 03 2022 LAND OF THE THOUSAND HILLS
Verena Wüthrich shares with us the impressions of her journey to Rwanda and tells us about the memorable encounter with mountain gorillas.
MAY 20 2022 ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM !
If the weather is fine, we will go outdoors to see the art at the Zellweger Areal.
If it is raining, we will be indoors and recycle calenders and create nice paper bags.
MAY 13 2022 MUSICAL EXCHANGE IRELAND – SWITZERLAND
A concert by Noëlle Grüëbler, violin & Olivia Geiser, piano in the Alpha Room 001E in the Park school campus Kantonsschule Uster starting at 8 pm.
APR 08 2022 BRAIN TRAINING
Learn more about the holistic way using brain training for people with mild cognitive impairment from Katalin Barko. It’s always a good idea to stimulate our own grey cells!
APR 01 2022 THE COLOURS OF THE SKY
Rainbows, Fata Morganas, Northern Lights etc. explained by Joachim Schug.
MAR 25 2022 FORGOTTEN TREASURES
Browse around for an object which you have inherited or something special memories are attached to and tell us the story.
MAR 18 2022 SMART AND BOLD – WOMEN WRITE HISTORY IN SWITZERLAND
Bettina Schöller, historian, takes us on a tour of the current exhibition in the Town Museum of Rapperswil Jona, Herrenberg 30/40 starting at 7.30 pm.
MAR 11 2022 PLATO’S ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE
What is the idea behind it and what does it mean for our daily life?
An explanation by Andrea Bianchi.
FEB 18 2022 CROSSING THE ATLANTIC IN A ROWING BOAT
How does this work as a team? A presentation by Tatiana Aristilde Baltensperger
FEB 11 2022 EVERDAY LIFE IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
A presentation by Patricia Muheim.
FEB 04 2022 PICTIONARY
Share with us a fun evening with drawing and guessing. The less artistic the merrier.
JAN 28 2022 YOUR FAVOURITE APP ON YOUR MOBILE
6 – 8 apps presented by the participants; its use, its practicability. Let us know of your suggestions to avoid repetition.
JAN 21 2022 IDIOM MAGIC
The English language is rich in idioms. You will find out and marvel at the colourful expressions like brainwaves, scatterbrains and brainwashing. We’ll pick your brains tonight!
JAN 14 2022 EXPO DUBAI 2020 – AROUND THE WORLD IN 4 DAYS
Erika & Urs Bollinger spent 9 days in Dubai in November 2021 & visited the EXPO during 4 days. In a film of approx. 1 hour they wish to give you an impression of some of the over 200 pavilions of this world exposition.
JAN 07 2022 ALL ABOUT BOOKS
Book swopping; reading habits; books to give away; your favourite author; a reading by Alice Bänteli.
DEC 17 2021 HIGHLANDERS CHRISTMAS DINNER
at the Heimat, Gschwaderstr. 71, Uster starting at 7 pm, dinner at 7.30 pm List with menu will be circulated at the Club evenings.
DEC 10 2021 KENYA AND ITS WILDLIFE
Presented to you by Kenyan-born Swiss tour guide Richard Schmid and first time visitor Verena Wüthrich.
DEC 03 2021 TRADITION OF CHRISTMAS CARDS – PAST – PRESENT - FUTURE
What do they mean to you? With an introduction by Alice Bänteli & Sue Kliebenschädel.
NOV 26 2021 EN ROUTE: TALES FROM 10 YEARS IN MONTREAL
Oli Dervey shares his inside knowledge of Canadian life.
NOV 19 2021 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF TEA
Wei Feng invites us to a tea tasting at the Yulu Teahouse, Zürichstr. 8 in Uster, starting at 7.30 pm. Please put your name down.
NOV 12 2021 THE CELTIC HELVETIANS, THEIR GODDESSES, HEALERS AND PYRAMIDS
Where do the Celts come from; were they Barbarians and what did they do in Switzerland? Kobus Nieuwmeijer gives us the answers.
NOV 05 2021 HIDDEN TALENTS
Let us discover your hidden talents by hearing about or seeing your hobby. A small presentation of about 5-10 minutes would give us an insight into your passion. Looking forward to an exciting evening.
OCT 29 2021 GOOD OLD BASLE – 2000 INTERESTING YEARS
Nicky Scherrer returns to the Club with some insider information about his home town.
OCT 08 2021 ECONOMY FOR THE COMMON GOOD
With the introduction of the ECG (Economy for the Common Good) you will learn how a new economy is possible and why it is needed. A presentation by Thomas Schanz.
OCT 01 2021 PAUL KLEE – A PAINTING MUSICIAN OR A PAINTER OF MUSIC?
One of the most famous artists of the 20th century, known for his unique style(s), which cannot be labelled. Excerpts from his life and works told by Alice Bänteli.
SEP 24 2021 A JOURNEY ON HORSEBACK FROM WANGEN TO THE ENGADIN
Mirjam Bär talks about this memorable summer adventure she and a fellow rider undertook in the year 2020.
SEP 17 2021 VISIT TO THE SEWING MACHINE MUSEUM
Tino Jaun takes us on a guided tour starting at 7.30 pm. Meeting at the museum Walderstrasse 202, 8635 Dürnten. Please put your name down on the list.
SEP 10 2021 TALKING ABOUT PLACES NEAR AND FAR
Bring along fascinating postcards to trigger our memories and conversation.
SEP 03 2021 EXPO 2020 IN DUBAI
For the first time the Expo will take place in the Middle East. In 2014 Dubai got the approval for Expo 2020 which was postponed until 2021 (Corona) but under the same name. Dubai is an amazing city with the tallest building in the world, the largest manmade island and stunning architecture. Romy Obrist will talk about the Expo as well as Dubai itself.
AUG 27 2021 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice & Ernst Bänteli invite us to their home beginning at 7 pm. (Only if the weather is fine enough to be outside.) Please send an email if you would like to join.
JUL 16 2021 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Cancelled due bad wheather condition !!!
JUL 09 2021 BUTTERFLIES AROUND THE LAKE OF PFÄFFIKON
A presentation with beautiful pictures by Andreas Scheidegger, who has been a keen nature observer by the lake for many decades.
JUL 02 2021 NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Experience the New Forest’s peace and fall in love with its idyllic glades, open moors and cliff top walks. A presentation by Martin Stöckli.
JUN 25 2021 WHAT IS AYURVEDA?
Mareike Endres gives us an introduction with personal experiences of her stay in India.
JUN 18 2021 HEART-WARMING, MAGICAL TALES FOR A SUMMER EVENING
Julia Hyde returns to the Club with more enthralling folktales.
JUN 11 2021 AFTER EIGHT TEA
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter & Verena Wüthrich.
JUN 04 2021 FEMALE POWER IN RWANDA
Jackie Helfenberger visited Rwanda, No. 1 country of women in politics, in the function of Honorary President of the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland Rwanda.
MAY 28 2021 PYROTECHNICS IS MY PASSION
Janosch Bär tells us his story about getting professional into pyrotechnics and fire artistic. Let’s learn something about how a firework display Is organized. And maybe he will show us a firework treat.
MAY 21 2021 Walk around Uster
We will meet at Uster railway station at 7:20 pm in front of the kiosk and Marianne Roth will take us to bus 817 which leaves at 7.30 pm in the direction of the lake, getting out at Sonnenberg and walking through the woods, along the lake to the boat station which should take about 40-50 mins.
APR 30/
MAY 07 2021
SPRING HOLIDAYS
APR 23 2021 BOLIVIA AND THE ANDES
The highlights of a 2 month journey presented by Sascha Kocher.
APR 16 2021 Alternative Program due to Corona-Crisis !!! Walk around Nänikon/Greifensee
We will walk in Nänikon/Greifensee.
Meeting at 6.30 pm at Gleis1 café at the railway station.
APR 09 2021 Alternative Program due to Corona-Crisis !!! Walk around Pfäffikon
We will meet at Pfäffikon (ZH) railway station near the Migrolino at 6.30 pm. Alice Bänteli will guide us to the lake and on to the Roman castellum (fort) at Irgenhausen, and back to the station.
APR 02 2021 Good Friday - No Meeting
MAR 26 2021 Alternative Program due to Corona-Crisis !!!

Walk around Uster
Meeting place: Burg Uster, parking space next to the Argentina restaurant (closed).
Time: 6 pm
We walk towards Nossikon / Sulzbach and back in one hour in small groups having a chat and enjoying the scenery.
MAR 19 2021 > Online due to Corona-Crisis !!!

JET STREAM: INFLUENCE ON AVIATION AND WEATHER
Everything you always wanted to ask Joachim Schug about the Jet stream.

If interested send an email to info-highlanders@gmx.ch by Wed 17 MAR so that you get the link.
MAR 12 2021 Cancelled due to Corona-Crisis !!!
FEB 19 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
FEB 12 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
FEB 05 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
JAN 29 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
JAN 22 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
JAN 15 2021 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
DEC 18 2020 MEMORABLE XMAS GIFTS
We get into the Christmas spirit by sharing our stories about special gifts. Enjoy some typical goodies while looking back on the past year with Martin’s retrospective of the Club activities followed by a presentation of the NEW HIGHLANDERS LOGO. Please put your name down.
DEC 11 2020 AN INSIDER’S VIEW OF MOSCOW
Leonie Rohner tells us about her experiences living and working in one of the world’s largest cities.
DEC 04 2020 CENTERING WITH LANGUAGE: THE POET’S ART
Unfortunately, our guest speaker Dorrie Iten is not coming.

As an alternative we decided to have a do-it-yourself poetry evening, that is, we would be grateful for any contributions of your favourite poetry and perhaps a story behind it. We could put the poem on the visualizer to show it on the screen while listening to your recital.
NOV 27 2020 DEC 7, 1941 – PEARL HARBOR
A review of the events that led the USA to enter World War 2 by Gerald Bassin.
NOV 20 2020 FROZEN PAST
Glacial and ice-patch archaeology in the Bernese Alps and beyond by Regula Gubler.
NOV 13 2020 THE CZECH REPUBLIC – A LITTLE DIFFERENT
A view from a different angle by Ivan Valicek.
NOV 06 2020 THE SWISS WIZ
A life with racing and sportscars by Edi Wyss.
OCT 30 2020 COLOR DESIGN – MORE THAN JUST A PAINTED WALL
Monika Hörzer of pureCOLOR creates color concepts for your home.
OCT 23 2020 ARMENIA – ITS HISTORY AND CULTURE
A presentation by Adrian Künsch, CEO YMCA Zurich, who is project coordinator of a big YMCA project in a small town in the North of Armenia.
OCT 02 2020 DIORAMA OF THE OLD BASLE AIRPORT
Nicky Scherrer tells us about his hobby and especially his model reconstruction of the Basle airport in the 1950s and 60s.
SEP 25 2020 OMAN – PEARL OF THE ORIENT, HEADING FOR STORMY WATERS
On JAN 11, 2020 Sultan Haitham of Oman followed Sultan Qaboos, the founder and ruler of modern Oman for almost 50 years. What used to be smooth sailing for the Sultanate could now turn into navigating through stormy waters. A presentation by Ruedi Seiz.
SEP 18 2020 MY JOURNEY THROUGH LANGUAGES AND MUSIC
Christian La Cava, Jack of all Trades, tells us about his interesting life and gives us some samples of his musical talent.
SEP 11 2020 GLEIS1 – FAR MORE THAN A REGULAR COFFEE SHOP
Martin Meier tells us about this new meeting point in the old train station of Nänikon-Greifensee. Apart from the best coffee in the region, there is a room for a broad range of cultural activities and a repair shop. Afterwards we’ll open a discussion about the throwaway society.
SEP 04 2020 KISIMIRI MUSIC – A MUSIC PROJECT IN NORTHERN TANZANIA
A presentation by Franziska Della Chiesa.
AUG 28 2020 TOUR OF THE CALATRAVA LIBRARY
Elisabeth Steiner, librarian, will show us round the Law Library of the University at Rämistrasse 74 in Zürich, meeting at 7.30 pm.
If you would like to join, please enlist as we have to provide a list of names and email addresses.
AUG 21 2020 Corona, Corona
Unfortunately the guest speaker is ill and so she had to cancel her talk at very short notice.
As an alternative the committee has decided to have a discussion evening about your experiences with Covid-19, how you are coping etc.
JUL 10 2020

Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis and weather!!!

JUL 03 2020 WORLD DISNEYLAND WORLD – HAS MY DREAM COME TRUE?
Tim Deckert participated in the 12-month cultural representative program in Orlando.
JUN 26 2020 GALAPAGOS – A GLIMPSE INTO DARWIN’S WORLD
Presented by Verena Wüthrich who visited these remote islands in summer 2019.
JUN 19 2020 GSTAAD MY LOVE
Farming village or mundane resort? Marianne Roth is going to talk about the Saanenland and knows some of the answers.
JUN 12 2020 GREIFENSEE WALK FROM RIEDIKON TO NIEDERUSTER
We take bus 842 from Uster railway station at 18:16 (direction Oetwil am See), getting off at Riedikon Dorf 18:21. Walk down to join the Uferweg direction Niederuster. The Badi-Beiz is open until 20:30 for those who would like a drink or some food.
JUN 05 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAY 29 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAY 15 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAY 08 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
APR 03 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAR 27 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAR 20 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAR 13 2020 Cancelled due to the Corona-Crisis !!!
MAR 06 2020 THE BROWN BEARS OF KAMCHATKA
Sandra & Reto Baumann relate their exciting encounters with these big bears on the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka.
FEB 14 2020 IT’S MY SWITZERLAND TOO
Show us your Switzerland – bring 5-10 photos on a USB stick of a place you love and tell us something about it.
FEB 07 2020 VISIT TO THE KLANGMASCHINENMUSEUM
Join us for a guided tour of this fascinating exhibition of mechanical musical instruments, Edikerstrasse 16, Dürnten at 7.30 pm. Entrance fee: CHF 15.--.
Please put your name down on the list.
JAN 31 2020 THE LIFE AS AN AIRLINE PILOT
Aurélien will share with us anecdotes from the cockpit.
JAN 24 2020 JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER – THE PAINTER OF LIGHT
Alice Bänteli tells us about this exceptional British artist.
17 JAN 2020 A TRAVELLING CARPENTER
Vitus Mändli tells us of his travels, the people he met & the challenges of building his own boat to live on.
JAN 10 2020 AFTER EIGHT TEA: WINTERTIME = TEATIME
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter, Verena Wüthrich.
DEC 20 2019 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
At the Sonnental Bistro, Sonnentalweg 6, Uster, meeting at 7 pm. Menu and list will be circulated at Club meetings.
DEC 13 2019 TONundTON 1990 - 2019
The ceramist Theres Stämpfli and the musician Peter K. Frey tell us about their work as an artist couple and present their new book about the TONundTON installations.
DEC 06 2019 SANTA CLAUS – THE INSIDE STORY
Anton Giger, with more than 40 years of experience as one of the representatives of St. Nicolas association, talks about this custom and its history.
NOV 29 2019 BACKPACKING VS. VAN LIFE
Claude Ziehbrunner compares two ways of travelling around the globe: 10 months with a backpack and 10 months in a little green VW named Kermit the frog.
NOV 22 2019 FROM INTERLAKEN TO INDIA
In a personal talk about her career as an English teacher Annamarie Baldinger will reflect on how events, decisions, coincidences shaped her own life and on this basis also speculate on the role they may be playing in life in general.
NOV 15 2019 VISIT TO A LOCAL MICRO BREWERY
Martin Halter of Sudwerk will show us how their craft beer is brewed. Meeting at Speckstr. 3, 8330 Pfäffikon at 7.30 pm.
NOV 08 2019 MADAGASCAR: ISLAND OR CONTINENT?
Peter Röhricht’s bike journey to an impressive country.
NOV 01 2019 LINE DANCE - NOT JUST FOR COWGIRLS & COWBOYS
Margrith Marty will teach us some steps in the Raum Alpha of the Kantonsschule Uster (Parcschulcampus) at 8 pm. Have some fun and memory training at the same time.
OCT 25 2019 THE SWINGING PIPES OF ST. ANTON
Heinz Specker, organist, will introduce you to the Catholic church in Zurich Hottingen and its rare pneumatic organ and also give us a concert. Meeting 8 pm at the church St. Anton in Zurich at main entrance.
OCT 04 2019 SAKURA – SUSHI - SAYONARA
Erika & Urs Bollinger spent 3 weeks in the land of the rising sun.
SEP 27 2019 QIGONG: OVER 2000 YEAR OLD CHINESE EXERCISES
Ursula Müller shows us some easy exercises. Wear loose clothing that allows you to move around and stay cool.
SEP 20 2019 WHAT INFLUENCE DOES THE MOON REALLY HAVE ON US?
A discussion evening with stories and different aspects about the moon. Feel free to bring your moon stories, pictures etc.
SEP 13 2019 BOOKS: DOPPELPUNKT BOOKSHOP
Connie Moore will introduce this award-winning bookshop, run by Andrea Kalt & Barbara Maurer, and present some English books.
Meeting at the bookshop, Zentralstr. 5, 8610 Uster, at 7 p.m.
SEP 06 2019 CHILD ACTION NEPAL
Florence Krief and Colleen Baldwin tell us all about their orphanage project in Nepal.
AUG 30 2019 NEIGHBOURHOOD ASSISTANCE WITH TIME CREDITS ACCORDING TO THE MODEL KISS
Demographic development, smaller families and greater mobility are factors which require help from the civil society. Ruedi Winkler, President of KISS ”keep it small and simple,” explains how it works.
AUG 23 2019 A GLIMPSE INTO THE MAORI HEALING CULTURE
Mareike Endres talks about her experiences with the Maori in New Zealand.
JUL 12 2019 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice & Ernst Bänteli invite you to their home beginning at 7 pm (Parking difficult due to construction site!!). Further details at the Club.
Please put your name down on the list.
JUL 05 2019 THE FASCINATING WORLD OF BUTTERFLIES
Barbara Kümin tells us all about her hobby.
JUN 28 2019 A KALEIDOSCOPE OF PHOTOS
Photography is Bruno Friedli’s passion and hobby.
JUN 21 2019 VISIT TO THE UMWELT ARENA, SPREITENBACH
Meeting at Türliackerstr. 4. Guided tour at 6.30 pm. Entrance fee CHF 13.--
Please put your name down on the list.
JUN 14 2019 SKIJUMPING: BEING VISUALLY IMPAIRED WITH THE DREAM OF FLYING
A journey of a visually impaired skijumper, Bernhard Vonbank.
JUN 07 2019 HEAT WAVE 2018 – ONE-OFF OR FUTURE SCENARIO?
We have already experienced 3 of the hottest summers of the last 150 yrs. Can we attribute these to climate change? Meteorologist Joachim Schug talks about latest findings.
MAY 24 2019 A LOOK INTO MODERN SHAMANISM
by Shamanic practitioner & physiotherapist, Barbara Walss.
MAY 17 2019 KM13 – A SHOP WITH LOCAL PRODUCTS ONLY
Mr Florian Ambühl will show us round at 8 pm, meeting at Apothekerstr. 6 in Uster.
MAY 10 2019 MY SWITZERLAND: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR OWN COUNTRY?
Quiz and fun evening with Alice Bänteli.
APR 12 2019 MY LIFE IN AN EVENING
Amazing what I have done and experienced when I look back; by Martin Stöckli
APR 05 2019 A UNIQUE JOURNEY THROUGH CENTRAL ASIA
with Leonie Rohner.
MAR 29 2019 LET THE BIRDS FLY!
With instructions from felt artist, Elvira Bächi, we will create birds of all colours. Cost: a contribution for the material.
MAR 22 2019 GUIDED TOUR AT SKYGUIDE SWISS AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES LTD.
With Gabrielle Falbriard & Juan Wanner, meeting at 7.30 pm, Flugsicherungsstr. 1-5, Wangen b. Dübendorf.
Please put your name down on the list.
For those who are on the list, please do not forget to take ID or passport with you!
MAR 15 2019 TIBET IMPRESSIONS
Marianne Roth and her fellow travellers give us their view of this land on top of the world.
MAR 08 2019 ONE YEAR AS AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE OWNER
Christian Lüscher shares his experiences with us.
FEB 15 2019 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE
Today’s possibilities in applied machine learning & predictions of expected developments in artificial intelligence – an adventurous venture by Rainer Kessler.
FEB 08 2019 CHINA – SURPRISING, ASTOUNDING, BEAUTIFUL
Thomas Frech invites us to follow him on a journey through China, to amazing places that are virtually unknown to Europeans.
FEB 01 2019 FOLLOW THE BUTTERFLY...
An introduction to aromatherapy and natural cosmetics followed by a guided tour of the company at farfalla essentials, Florastr. 18B, Uster, meeting at 7.30 pm. Please put your name down on the list.
JAN 25 2019 PICTIONARY – QUICK SKETCHES, HILARIOUS GUESSES
Join in and have fun with Marie Friedli.
JAN 18 2019 FROM COMPLEX INSURANCE BUSINESS INTO THE MULTIFACETED WORLD OF BEER
Martin Halter (from the Sudwerk brewery) will talk about his job transition from a large insurance corporation to his micro brewery.
JAN 11 2019 AFTER-EIGHT TEA: WINTERTIME = TEATIME
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones,sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter, Verena Wüthrich.
DEC 21 2018 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
At the Sonnental Bistro, Sonnentalweg 6, Uster, meeting at 7 pm.
Menu and list will be circulated at Club meetings.
DEC 14 2018 ENGARE OO ENGECHU (WATER & COWS)
Robert Widmann shares his impressions of living with the Maasai in Tanzania.
DEC 07 2018 FEEL THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
Bring your favourite object (decoration, music, food).
NOV 30 2018 TALES OF NATURE FROM LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY
Julia Hyde tells folktales from around the world that give an insight into Man’s relationship with Nature.
NOV 23 2018 13 DAYS THROUGH THE DESERT
Marianne Roth remembers times gone by in the Libyan desert.
NOV 16 2018 VAN GOGH – “LOVING VINCENT”
Alice Bänteli lets us glimpse into this artist’s life and work.
NOV 09 2018 HOW SAFE IS OUR DRINKING WATER?
A presentation by Roland Widler about his water project.
NOV 02 2018 THE POWER OF STYLE
Gerhild Beer from LOOK N’ FEEL tells us all about personal styling and being authentic.
OCT 26 2018 NORTH WALES – WORTH A VISIT
Impressions of the Highlanders’ trip in JUL 2018.
OCT 05 2018 NORWAY IN A NUTSHELL
A glimpse of some interesting cities, fjords, ships and a magnificent mountain railway you’d never believe you would find outside Switzerland by Fred Krähenbühl.
SEP 28 2018 55 YEARS OF AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY WORLDWIDE.
Nicky Scherrer shares his fascination for aviation and photography.
SEP 21 2018 VISITING JU-AIR
Gerald Bassin gives us a tour in Dübendorf and tells us the history of this grand old flying machine. Meeting at 7.30 pm at the air force museum entrance.
SEP 14 2018 ATLANTIC CANADA
Indian summer in Nova Scotia and on the trail of the Vikings in Newfoundland by Gabrielle Falbriard & Joachim Schug..
SEP 07 2018 SHARKS – DANGEROUS OR ENDANGERED?
Dive into the fascinating world of sharks; understand why they are irreplaceable for the marine ecosystem & what you can do to help them survive... A presentation by Yvonne Löffler & Britta Baumbach.
AUG 31 2018 VISIT TO ADIVINUM BOOK AND WINE SHOP
Adriano Grando will tell us about his passion and how to choose and taste wine.
Meeting at 7.30 pm, Schaffhauserstr. 147, 8302 Kloten.
Limited numbers: please put your name down.
AUG 24 2018 COFFEE&CONVERSATION – ONCE A PROJECT FOR REFUGEES – MEANWHILE A MATTER OF THE HEART…
Coffee&Conversation is one answer to the inflow of the many refugees coming to Europe in 2015.
How can we best help people who have lost everything and are seeking asylum in Zurich? Coffee&Conversation - once a project for refugees - meanwhile a matter of the heart ...
by Franziska Bates
JUL 13 2018 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice & Ernst Bänteli invite us to their home at 7 pm. Further details at the Club.
Please put your name down on the list.
JUL 06 2018 ST. PETERSBURG – VENICE OF THE NORTH
A presentation by Maria Tsiplakova-Vögeli about this Russian city where she grew up.
JUN 29 2018 ASTEROIDS: ROCKY THREAT FROM SPACE
On the occasion of Asteroid Day we hear all about asteroids from Joachim Schug.
JUN 22 2018 VISIT TO REGA CENTER AT ZÜRICH AIRPORT
Starting at 5.45 pm. Your partner is welcome as well. Further details at the Club. Please put your name down on the list.
We are meeting at the bus station Zurich Airport at 17:05. Bus no 736 in direction REGA leaving 17:15 or 17:30.
Alternatively, by car to car park REGA.
JUN 15 2018 THE FLYING DIDGE
While living in Australia Juan Wanner decided to combine his passion for travel and playing the didgeridoo by designing a lightweight, portable version.
JUN 08 2018 RAPPERSWIL – CITY OF ROSES
Marianne Roth takes us on a guided tour, meeting at 7.30 pm at the railway station kiosk in Rapperswil.
JUN 01 2018 AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL Part 2
Thomas Frech takes us with him on his long trip through 48 states.
MAY 25 2018 TEACHING IN CAIRO
Antje Hartmann gives us an insight into her year’s experience living and teaching in this megacity.
MAY 18 2018 AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL Part 1
Thomas Frech takes us with him on his long trip through 48 states.
APR 20 2018 SAILING AROUND THE SPITSBERGEN 2016
David Grossmann shares his fascination for nature and adventure.
APR 13 2018 PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Bring your favourite artwork for the Highlanders’ private viewing.
APR 06 2018 LAOS – THE HEART OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Jutta Studer & Verena Wüthrich will share some impressions of this peaceful country.
MAR 23 2018 TREKKING OFF THE BEATEN TREKS
Claudia Schmid, founder of “Bergfrau”, tells us about her philosophy.
MAR 16 2018 AROMATIC MOUNTAIN HERBS – COLLECTING & COOKING FOR NATURE’S KITCHEN
Barbara Schlumpf helped to compile an interesting & informative book about herbs and their culinary use.
MAR 09 2018 INTERNATIONAL CIRCLE DANCES
Come and dance with Lisbeth Schnorf in the Alpha Room in Kantonsschule, Uster.
FEB 16 2018 TAILS FROM THE FIELD: STORIES & PICTURES OF WORKING WITH WILDLIFE
Megan & Paul Havercamp, biologists, give us insight into their research.
FEB 09 2018 THE AZORES: 9 PEARLS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
Gabrielle Falbriard & Joachim Schug have discovered 3 of them.
FEB 02 2018 LOMI LOMI – THE HAWAIIAN WAY OF HEALING
A holistic approach to relax and empower by Mareike Endres.
JAN 26 2018 THE LIFE OF THE GREAT OPERA SINGER, PRIMA DONNA, MARIA CALLAS
by Vasilie Demadis, President of Five Hills Production.
JAN 19 2018 VISIT TO THE SRF TV STUDIOS IN LEUTSCHENBACH, ZÜRICH
A guided tour starting at 7.30 pm. Please put your name down on the list.
JAN 12 2018 AFTER-EIGHT TEA: WINTERTIME = TEATIME
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter, Verena Wüthrich.
DEC 15 2017 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
At the Sonnental Bistro, Sonnentalweg 6, Uster, meeting at 7 pm.
Menu and list will be circulated at Club meetings.
DEC 08 2017 AFRICAN WILDLIFE – ITS BEAUTY AND PERILS
Biologist Hans Trüb gives insight into the natural world of East African Parks, the human-wildlife conflict and conservation.
DEC 01 2017 FELTING: AN INTRODUCTION
Elvira Bächi will show us this wonderful technique of working with wool in practice.
Meeting at frjz, Zürichstrasse 30 in Uster at 7.30 pm. Please put your name down on the list.
NOV 24 2017 THE STORY OF GOSPEL
Ruth Kaiser & Bernice Himmler of the Gospel Singers Uster will tell us all about gospel and we will hear a sample of their repertoire.
Venue:Kantonsschule Uster
NOV 17 2017 ICELAND: COUNTRY OF CONTRASTS AND SUPERLATIVES
From glaciers to hot springs by Sue Kliebenschädel.
NOV 10 2017 STORYTELLING EVENING
Julia Hyde takes you on a journey through the Scottish Highlands in a traditional Scottish folktale.
NOV 03 2017 HOW DO I GET INFORMATION FROM THE INTERNET?
We will have a look at some useful internet tools/applications with Martin Stöckli.
OCT 27 2017 PUMPKINS GALORE
All about pumpkins; history, facts and recipes. Share your ideas and recipes with us.
0CT 06 2017 INTRODUCING NORTH WALES: ITS HERITAGE, CULTURE & NATIONAL PARK
Verena Wüthrich and Sue Kliebenschädel whet your appetite for the Highlanders’ Trip in summer 2018
SEP 29 2017 GIOVANNI SEGANTINI: ITALIAN, AUSTRIAN OR SWISS?
Alice Bänteli tells us about this artist’s life and work
SEP 22 2017 IRELAND – THE BEST OF THE WEST
Roland Glaser shares with us his recent experiences travelling & hiking in Ireland
SEP 15 2017 NO BLAMING CULTURE
Gabrielle Falbriard will tell us about human errors and “Just Culture” in high reliability organizations
SEP 08 2017 ORGANIC PIONEERS IN USTER
A visit to the Öpfelbaum, Zentralstr.18, where Markus Schmid & his team know about the true organic spirit (since 1988). Meeting at the shop at 7.30 pm. For directions go to www.oepfelbaum-uster.ch
SEP 01 2017 MANU: AMAZONIAN PARADISE
Come with Marco Palomino on a fantastic journey through the Manu National Park in Peru
AUG 25 2017 DREAM DESTINATIONS: IDEAS FOR YOUR ULTIMATE BUCKET LIST
What are yours? Share your dreams & ideas with us
JUL 14 2017 HIGHLANDERS’ 35th ANNIVERSARY PARTY
In the Waldhütte Cheiberiet, Illnau starting at 7 pm. Barbecue, music and fun! Further details to follow.
JUL 07 2017 200 YEARS’ BICYCLE: FROM TAMBORA TO E-BIKE
Cycling down memory lane with Theo Schotten
JUN 30 2017 PHOTO HUNT IN GREIFENSEE
We take a stroll in small groups to find the treasures of the “Städtli”. Meeting at 7 pm in front of the castle. If the weather is too nasty, we’ll meet in BZU. See our website for announcement.
JUN 23 2017 VERTICALITY AND LIGHT: MAGNIFICENT GOTHIC CATHEDRALS
Christian Lüscher shows us examples of this wonderful architecture
JUN 16 2017 VISIT TO THE BRUNO WEBER PARK
A guided tour in English, meeting at the main entrance at 7 pm, Zur Weinrebe 3, 8953 Dietikon. Please put your name down on the list. Further details at the Club.
JUN 09 2017 UZBEKISTAN: THE SPLENDOUR OF THE SILK ROAD
Highlanders give us impressions of their visit
JUN 02 2017 KEEP IN BALANCE
Lorenz Kaufmann, personal trainer, shows us tricks & techniques to stay healthy
MAY 19 2017 GARDEN CENTER MEIER
Erwin Meier-Honegger will give us a tour of this meeting place for garden lovers. Meeting at 7 pm in the “Thymian” room upstairs in the garden center Kreuzstr.2 8635 Dürnten
MAY 12 2017 ZUMBA: FITNESS FOR BODY, MIND AND SOUL
Sally Dowsett, Zumba instructor, explains and shows us what Zumba can do for you. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes.
MAY 05 2017 IN SEARCH OF THE SECRETS OF ANCIENT POLYNESIAN NAVIGATION
A rather special report on the trip of a lifetime by Fred Krähenbühl
APR 07 2017 STAND UP PADDLING & NORDIC LIFESTYLE
Felix Demuth explains the fascination of this new sport and will give us some background information on his new shop 55° Nord. Meeting at Gerichtsstr. 14, in Uster at 7.30 pm. Please put your name down on the list.
MAR 31 2017 HONEYMOON IN PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Gabrielle Falbriard & Joachim Schug tell us about their unforgettable experiences at “fin del mundo” – the end of the world.
MAR 24 2017 LEARN A BIT OF BRITISH HISTORY THROUGH NURSERY RHYMES
Alice Bänteli & Sue Kliebenschädel explain the origins of British nursery rhymes.
MAR 17 2017 IRISH EVENING TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY
With Irish coffee, music and jokes. Wear something green!
MAR 10 2017 MADEIRA – AN ISLAND WITH MANY FACETS
Katalin Barko brings this colourful volcanic island in the Atlantic closer to us.
FEB 17 2017 500 YEARS’ REFORMATION IN SWITZERLAND
Rebecca Giselbrecht tells us about the reformation and especially the role of women.
FEB 10 2017 FROM EUROPE ACROSS THE SOUTH PACIFIC TO AUSTRALIA
Annemarie Steiger Etter and Bernhard Etter present highlights of their sailing trip on the “Mariposa”.
FEB 03 2017 USE IT OR LOSE IT: AGING AND MENTAL CAPACITIES
Dr Katrin Wiederkehr talks about the changes in mental capacities when we are getting older. To be aware of them is helpful in finding coping strategies.
JAN 27 2017 “THE ENTREPRENEUR’S WIFE”
Lessons along the path of life from Aradhna Sethi
JAN 20 2017 HEART ATTACK AND STROKE
Matthias Meier of First Responder explains the possible symptoms and first aid Methods.
JAN 13 2017 AFTER-EIGHT TEA: WINTERTIME = TEATIME
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter, Verena Wüthrich.
DEC 16 2016 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
At the Sonnental Bistro, Sonnentalweg 6, Uster, meeting at 7 pm
Menu and list will be circulated at Club meetings
DEC 09 2016 SOCKEYE FISHING AT KENAI RIVER
Dominik Furrer takes us on a virtual fishing trip to Alaska and talks about his fascination for fishing
DEC 02 2016 SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING EVENING
Marcus Maitland will teach us some Scottish dances in the Beta room of the Kantonsschule Uster, Krämerackerstr. 11, adjacent to BZU
NOV 25 2016 DRONES: BOON OR BANE?
A discussion evening about this booming technology led by Martin Stöckli
NOV 18 2016 PEARLS FOR DAILY LIFE
Tricks and treats to ease one’s life, all of them collected over the years of Suzanne Sharma’s therapeutic work
NOV 11 2016 TOP SECRET: SWISS STORYTELLING EVENING IN ENGLISH
Share your stories with us
NOV 04 2016 A WORLD APART: SWITZERLAND AND NEW ZEALAND
Barbara Harding shows how different these two countries are
OCT 28 2016 LIVING AND WORKING IN DUBAI
A survival guide for holidaymakers and expats in the Middle East by Carol Conzelmann
OCT 07 2016 THE PAINTINGS OF HIERONYMUS BOSCH
Theo Schotten will introduce us to this Early Dutch painter of the 15 and 16c
SEP 30 2016 GUIDED TOUR OF MEYER ORCHIDS IN WANGEN
Esther Yurich will give us insight into the fascinating world of orchids: from the cultivation to the showrooms. Meeting at 7.30 pm at Roswies 14.
SEP 23 2016 A TaKeTiNa SESSION WITH IRENE GOODING & ADRIANO GLOOR
Experience rhythm with your whole body. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, bring a blanket.
SEP 16 2016 WOOHA & WALHALLA – A BRITISH BEER TASTING WITH A VIKING TWIST
Ray Scott will tell us about his beer enterprise and bring along some bottles
SEP 09 2016 BIKING IN UGANDA TO THE CHIMPANZEES AND GORILLAS
Travelling by bike is the best way to explore and experience a country by Peter Röhricht
SEP 02 2016 1816:THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER
Peter Schulthess Hürlimann takes us back 200 years to the summer snowfall and the following famine
AUG 26 2016 HOLIDAY SOUVENIRS AND ANECDOTES
Refresh and share memories by bringing along one or two souvenirs. A good opportunity to dust and polish your holiday mementos.
JUL 15 2016 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice Bänteli invites us to her home at 7 pm. Further information at the Club
JUL 08 2016 HIGHLAND CATTLE – A CLOSE-UP
Maja Müller will give us a tour of the Tumigerhof in Greifensee, meeting at 7.30 pm Parking at Tumigerweg 1
If the farmer is needed elsewhere, we have an alternative in Greifensee
JUL 01 2016 TECHNOLOGY IS EXPLODING THESE DAYS – WHAT TO DO?
Fred Krähenbühl will talk on robotics in the kitchen, artificial intelligence on Facebook, nanotechnology allowing us to 3D print auto parts, food, spares, fibres or medicine. How will we deal with these existing major challenges?
JUN 24 2016 VISIT TO THE MUSEUM AM PFÄFFIKERSEE
Alice Bänteli will show us how our grandparents lived in the 19c and early 20c. Meeting at 7.30 pm
JUN 17 2016 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
Facts, figures and personal experiences by Nicky Scherrer
JUN 10 2016 A TOUR OF ANGLOPHONE ACCENTS
Stuart Beaumont, who has taught English in a number of European countries, will entertain us with audio-visual examples.
JUN 03 2016 WHY SLOW FOOD IS A MOVEMENT FOR EVERYONE
Christine Syrad tells us why we should be eating “real” food
MAY 27 2016 MY LIFE IN AN EVENING
Sue Kliebenschädel takes a walk down memory lane…
MAY 20 2016 ALPINE SUMMER
Efraim Lieberherr gives us a first-hand account of his experiences as an Alpine dairyman in the Bernese Alps
MAY 13 2016 PENGUINS, ELEPHANT SEALS & HUMPBACK WHALES
Christian Lipp takes us on a trip to the Borderlands of Antarctica
APR 22 2016 AFGHANISTAN, LAND OF CONTRASTS
Tiia Juzi shares with us experiences of her Swiss-Finnish family living & working in Afghanistan for over 10 years
APR 15 2016 DADA 2016 IN ZURICH AND ELSEWHERE
100 years of Dadaism by Ruedi Weiler
APR 08 2016 VISIT TO FIFA IN ZURICH
Learn more about FIFA and have a look at this wonderful architecture; tour starting at 18.30, FIFA-Str. 20, 8044 Zürich. Please put your name down on the list.
APR 01 2016 APR FOOL’S DAY
Have you fallen for any practical jokes today? Make us smile by sharing your APR Fool’s Day experiences
MAR 18 2016 HAWAII – MORE THAN SUN, FUN & NOTHING TO DO!
Island hopping with Verena Wüthrich
MAR 11 2016 FERDINAND HODLER
His life and career from Realism, extreme Symbolism to great Swiss landscapes by Alice Bänteli
FEB 19 2016 KARTA: 4416 SQ.KM OF DOWN UNDER
by Ursula Winzeler
FEB 12 2016 ACUPUNCTURE & LNB PAIN THERAPY
Two different ways to treat pain by Tania Kliebenschädel
FEB 05 2016 WHAT IS LAUGHTER YOGA AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOU?
A happy, healthy evening with Sandra Unternährer & Richard Holdener
JAN 29 2016 DO YOU KNOW JACOB’S CATTLE, BLUE POD OR PINK BRANDYWINE?
Just 3 of the 1600 vegetable varieties conserved by the Swiss foundation ProSpecieRara. Presentation by Esther Meduna
JAN 22 2016 LET’S ENJOY NOH & KABUKI
Hermann Escher will introduce us to classical Japanese theatre
JAN 15 2016 NUTRITION FOR BODY AND SOUL
Eating should be fun & do you lots of good by Monika Steuri
JAN 08 2016 AFTER EIGHT TEA: WINTERTIME = TEATIME
Bring your teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches etc. offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter, Verena Wüthrich
DEC 18 2015 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
At the Sonnental Bistro, Sonnentalweg 6, Uster meeting
DEC 11 2015 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
Share your memories, poems, photos about love or marriage during an aperitif sponsored by our newly-weds, Gabrielle & Joachim
DEC 04 2015 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: EXPERIENCES OF A VOLUNTEER IN THE CARIBBEAN
Verena Wüthrich tells us about her 7 weeks’ work practice in Port of Spain and the holiday destination Tobago
NOV 27 2015 A VISIT TO THE KEZO WASTE INCINERATOR
Myriam Wunderli gives us a guided tour starting at 7.30 pm, Wildbachstr. 2, Hinwil. Limited numbers so please put your name down.
NOV 20 2015 JERSEY SCRAPBOOK
Fond memories of the Highlanders’ APR trip
NOV 13 2015 WITCHES AND BLACK CATS
A Swiss storytelling evening at the Highlanders in English; share your stories with us
NOV 06 2015 REMEMBER, REMEMBER, THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER....
The history behind the Guy Fawkes’ celebration in England by Sue Kliebenschädel
OCT 30 2015 MNARANI MARINE TURTLES CONSERVATION POND
Monica Ezquerra spent one month as a volunteer in Zanzibar
OCT 23 2015 IRAN: FRIEND OR FOE?
A look at Iran from a tour guide’s point of view by Marianne Roth
OCT 02 2015 “YOU DON’T TAKE A PHOTOGRAPH, YOU MAKE IT” (A quote by Ansel Adams)
Tips and tricks around photography from Martin Stöckli
SEP 25 2015 COTTON HARVESTING IN KYRGYZSTAN
Ursula Conrad helped with the harvest as a volunteer
SEP 18 2015 FROM SHEEP TO WOOL
A guided tour of the sheep wool centre in Bertschikon, Medikerstr. 21, by Sonja Diethelm, starting at 7.30 pm
SEP 11 2015 ANGKOR WHAT?
From Bangkok to the world heritage site of Angkor Wat nr. Siem Reap with Christian Lüscher
SEP 04 2015 SOCIAL ETIQUETTE
Susanne Abplanalp of “Knigge Today” gets us up to date with the latest rules in social behaviour
AUG 28 2015 LEARN HOW TO SAVE LIVES
Matthias Meier of First Responder will instruct us on various aspects of first aid
AUG 21 2015 HOW TO FALL OFF A HORSE!
Pieter van Pletzen tells us how he became a stunt man
JUL 10, 2015 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice Bänteli invites us to her home at 7 pm. Further information at the Club
JUL 03, 2015 ELEPHANT ROUND-UP IN SURIN, THAILAND
Roger Bianchi shares with us his impressions of this exotic event
JUN 26, 2015 CLIMA CHANGE
Alternative topic because the speaker of the planned evening had an accident
JUN 19, 2015 MAORI: THEIR ARRIVAL IN NEW ZEALAND, THEIR CULTURE, LANGUAGE & SONGS
by Barbara Harding
JUN 12, 2015 GUIDED WALK IN ZURICH’S OLD TOWN
Meeting our tour guide Marianne Roth at Zurich main station, group meeting point at 7.30pm
JUN 05, 2015 OUTINGS IN THE CANTON OF ZURICH
Tell us about your favourite haunts, e.g. hikes, museums, restaurants etc.
MAY 29, 2015 WELLNESS FOR YOUR EYES
Ursula Müller gives us some general information about the eye and possibilities to train and relax your eyes
MAY 22, 2015 VISIT TO CHATEAU GRENOUILLE
Renate Güntensperger & Louis Wagner invite us into their magical world of art, interior design and smithy: Wolfhauserstr. 6, Bubikon at 7.30 pm
MAY 08, 2015 HOW TO BUILD A DREAM
Daniel Schmid constructed his own RV-12 Van’s Aircraft
APR 17, 2015 COSTA RICA – THE NAME IS THE PROGRAM
Verena Wüthrich will give us some glimpses into the rich fauna and flora of this Central American country
APR 10, 2015 WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR BAGGAGE AFTER CHECK-IN AT THE AIRPORT?
Peter Röhricht will take us on a hike through the underground baggage handling System at Zurich airport. Limited numbers so please put your name down. Only for the fit! Meeting at 7.30 pm at the Service Center 2, next to cashpoint parking 2
MAR 27, 2015 PICTIONARY AND OTHER WORD GAMES
The committee invite you to join in and have fun
MAR 20, 2015 IRELAND AND ME
Caroline Edwards tells us about her passion for Ireland and Irish music
MAR 13, 2015 LIQUID HISTORY
Fabian Dietler introduces us to the history and spirit of whiskey, rum and vodka
MAR 06, 2015 NEPAL – MUSTANG VALLEY
A perfect combination of culture, trekking and Ayurveda by Gabrielle Falbriard and Joachim Schug
FEB 13, 2015 IT’S A HORSE, NOT A PONY
Irene Bonomo tells us about the sturdy Icelandic horses she and her husband rear near Uster
FEB 06, 2015 HOW DOES A CHALKBOARD ARTIST’S DAY LOOK LIKE?
and what made Andrea Landolt decide to specialize in a profession that doesn’t even have a name in Switzerland
JAN 30, 2015 THE ULTIMATE TRAVELLING LIST – AN ONGOING PROJECT
We will share travelling tips (from 8 – 9 pm) followed by an introduction to Jersey: the destination of the Highlanders’ trip in APR 2015 (as a preparation for participants)
JAN 23, 2015 A LIFE OF FOOTBALL AND TRAVEL
The travels and memories of René Eberle, a Swiss UEFA/FIFA functionary
JAN 16, 2015 A VISIT TO GALERIE24 IN PFÄFFIKON ZH
Ursula Dolder will tell us all about framing and demonstrate how she chooses the appropriate frame and then mounts the picture. Meeting at 7.30 pm, Hochstr. 26.
JAN 09, 2015 AFTER-EIGHT-TEA
Wintertime = teatime: bring your favourite teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches & biscuits offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise Hofstetter and Verena Wüthrich
DEC 19, 2014 HIGHLANDERS’ CHRISTMAS DINNER
Bistro Sonnental, Talackerstr. in Uster, near the cemetery and Werkheim. meeting at 7 pm: menu and list will be circulated at Club meetings
DEC 12, 2014 THE FAMOUS INCA HIKING TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
Marco Palomino takes us on this legendary tour of his home country
DEC 05, 2014 CELEBRATING 450 YEARS OF SHAKESPEARE
with some history by Verena Wüthrich and quotes by Sue Kliebenschädel
NOV 28, 2014 FROM ALPINE CLIMBING TO GLIDING IN THE ALPS
Barbara Meyer will tell us about her thrilling adventures at home and abroad
NOV 21, 2014 HEADING FOR YOUR DREAMS: PASSION FOR MOVIES
by Anabel Castro, a young film director from Cuba
NOV 14, 2014 VISIT TO THE EXHIBITION “USTER 1900 – 1920”
A guided tour by Peter Schulthess, starting at 7.30 pm: Kultur-Zeughaus, Berchtoldstr. 10, Uster
NOV 07, 2014 VISIT TO INDIAN LAND MUSEUM, GOSSAU
A guided tour by founder, Vincent Escriba, starting at 7.30 pm: Im Zentrum 1, Gossau ZH. Please put your name down on the list.
OCT 31, 2014 SMARTPHONE: BLESSING OR CURSE?
A discussion around the options and problems of using smartphones led by Martin Stöckli
OCT 24, 2014 BASLER FASNACHT – A MYSTERY THAT SURVIVED
Nicky Scherrer’s 50 years of drumming experience in the narrow streets of medieval Basel
OCT 03, 2014 MEETING PEOPLE AND THEIR WORLD IN THE AMERICAN WEST
Experiences during a fairly unusual trip to Denver via Salt Lake City, San Francisco, the US-1 and the vicinity of Los Angeles by Fred Krähenbühl
SEP 26, 2014 BIKES AND MORE
We visit Ralph Wehner at his bike shop in Gossau, where he tells us about his fascination for bikes. Meeting at 7.30 pm at windRad, Zentrum Büelgass, Laufenbachstr. 5 > map see http://map.search.ch/gossau/laufenbachstr.5.
SEP 19, 2014 CHINESE IS NOT AS HARD AS YOU THINK!
Wei Feng will convince us how easy it is to learn the Chinese language
SEP 12, 2014 NEW ZEALAND – PARADISE ON EARTH
Join Barbara Harding on a trip to her homeland. Learn about its facts and figures, the people, its very special flora and fauna, and of course, enjoy the spectacular scenery
SEP 05, 2014 THE SECRETS OF THE LEIBACHER BIBER
The Leibacher brothers, Claudio and Silvan, will tell us about the history of the biber and what it takes to make these delicious honey delights.
AUG 29, 2014 RECORDERS: THE UNDERESTIMATED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
History by Alice Bänteli; live music performed by Beth, Rebecca and Seraina Ineichen
AUG 22, 2014 HOLIDAY SOUVENIRS AND ANECDOTES
Refresh and share memories by bringing along one or two souvenirs. A good opportunity to dust and polish your holiday mementos
JUL 11, 2014 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice Bänteli invites us to her home, starting at 7 pm. Further information at the Club
JUL 04, 2014 AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE
On this day of independence we share our American memories. Bring along pictures, souvenirs and stories
JUN 27, 2014 GEOCACHING – A REAL WORLD OUTDOOR TREASURE HUNTING GAME
Michael Hobi and Patrick Volkart provide an insight into the secrets and mysteries of Geocaching
JUN 20, 2014 PHOTO HUNT IN ZELLWEGER AREAL, USTER
We take a stroll in small groups to find the treasures of this newly-built area close to the BZU. Wear comfortable shoes!
Meeting in the car park between BZU and Kantonsschule at 7.30 pm
JUN 13, 2014 CREATIVE WRITING
Iren Rothenberger gives us a “show-and-tell” of how she came to appreciate the English language in the 35 years she lived in the United States
JUN 06, 2014 SWISS MARKETING ACADEMY
Marco Hitz tells us about the idea and the story behind this successful business school in Uster. He will give us a practical example of marketing by telling us about the founding and running of Winikon’s football club ”ROT-WEISS”
MAY 23, 2014 NORDIC WALKING: A CRASH COURSE
Thea Peterhans gives us some practical advice. Meeting (ready for walking in functional sportswear) near Barzloo football field, Pfäffikon ZH at 7 pm.
Please put your name and height down on the list by 5 May.
MAY 16, 2014 OUR SOIL – A PRECIOUS LAYER ON EARTH
Soil chemist, René Reiser of Agroscope INH, takes us on a journey through the fascinating layers that cover our earth
MAY 09, 2014 YOGA – AUTHENTIC AWARENESS
Daniel Hunziker tells us how yoga, meditation and dancing strengthen the senses towards the inner self
APR 11, 2014 TOUR AROUND BRITTANY
With Jutta, Katalin and Verena, sharing their culinary and scenic impressions
APR 04, 2014 THE TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY FROM MOSCOW TO BEIJING
Alice Bänteli tells us about her overwhelming journey by special train “Zarengold” through the country of the Tsars to Asia
MAR 28, 2014 THE GUILDS OF ZURICH: THEIR HISTORY & ANNUAL HIGHLIGHT IN SPRING
As an insider Lukas Briner will tell us about the “Sächsilüüte” and its guilds as well as his contact to a corresponding representative in London
MAR 21, 2014 FESTIVAL LA PERLA
George Egloff takes us on a journey from the idea to the realisation of this special opera project
MAR 14, 2014 PASTA IS NOT PASTA!
Peter Gschwend gives us a tour of his pasta manufacturing “La Martina”, Zentralstr. 24, Wetzikon, starting at 7.30 pm
MAR 07, 2014 FROM ZIMBABWE TO SWITZERLAND
Lisa Mundembe-Chuma shares her story with us, showing how the power of “I can” helps you go further
FEB 14, 2014 ST VALENTINE’S DAY JUKEBOX
Email us your wishes for your favourite English love song or bring your own CD and maybe the lyrics
FEB 07, 2014 MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN
Michael Hansson will talk about his Swedish Air Force mission
JAN 31, 2014 ALL ABOUT THE BACK
Verena Langlotz of the League against Rheumatism gives us useful information such as joint protection principles, work ergonomics and aspects while sleeping
JAN 24, 2014 THE REVIVAL OF THE FRENCH-VALAISAN DIALECT
Although spoken by a small minority of elderly people in remote side valleys, this dialect is being revived in evening schools and even in a cantonal primary school project. A talk by Kurt Locher
JAN 17, 2014 AROUND THE WORLD IN 180 DAYS
Giulia Agthe & Andrina Rüegg take us from Hong Kong to America with their blog
JAN 10, 2014 CULTURAL AWARENESS THROUGH HOMESTAY
Yvonne Casas of Hull’s School gives us an insight into their programme for Asian students
DEC 20, 2013 A RELAXING PRE-CHRISTMAS EVENING
with jokes, puns and a lovely cuppa. Bring some of your favourite cookies!
DEC 13, 2013 CHRISTMAS DINNER
at the Lindenbaum, Wallikerstr. 44, Pfäffikon ZH, meeting at 7 p.m. A list with menus will be circulated after the autumn holidays
DEC 06, 2013 VIRTUAL CHOIR
A musical evening on the joy of fearless contribution by Fred Krähenbühl
NOV 29, 2013 UKULELE MOONDANCE
Christopher Fonda tells us all about his favourite instrument, the ukulele, and plays us tunes to sing along
NOV 22, 2013 TALKING CONCERT WITH VIOLIN AND PIANO
Noëlle Grüebler and André Briel entertain us in the Alpha room of the Kantonsschule Uster, Krämerackerstr. 11, starting at 8 pm
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NOV 15, 2013 SWISS CHOCOLATE FINDS ITS WAY TO ASIA
Chocolate is a new-entry into the daily diet of most Asian people. Patrick Bastin gives us the example of the chocolate launch in China to get a better understanding of the challenges we are facing in China's society
NOV 08, 2013 SUNSHINE SCHOOL
Ursula Kaiser and Sandra Baumann will tell us about their experiences as volunteers in Kathmandu/Nepal
NOV 01, 2013 HORCHATA, PAELLA, AGUA DE VALENCIA & MORE (+MOORS)
Christian Lüscher takes us on a culinary trip to Valencia
OCT 25, 2013 RADIOACTIVITY - BOON OR BANE
Roland Glaser gives us some examples and shows us with experiments how radioactivity can be detected and even visualized
OCT 04, 2013 FAIRY AND HAIRY TALES – 200 YEARS OF GRIMM’S FAIRY TALES
Alice Bänteli reads extracts from Grimm, Andersen, English fairy tales and “Revolting Rhymes” by Roald Dahl
SEP 27, 2013 OSTEOPATHY, A JOURNEY FROM ITS ORIGIN TO ZÜRI OBERLAND
Frank Aertgeerts gives us an introduction to this philosophy and form of alternative medicine
SEP 20, 2013 FLYING TO SPACE – A DREAM TO COME TRUE FOR ANYONE
Franz Kaiser is waiting patiently for his Galactic flight
SEP 14, 2013 WILLKOMMENSTAG USTER
Come and visit us at the Highlanders’ stand in the Landihalle from 5.45 – 8 pm
SEP 13, 2013 IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS: TREKKING AROUND THE ANNAPURNA
Stefan Krähenbühl’s adventures in the Central Nepal Himalaya
SEP 06, 2013 FACE4YOU
Geneveive Hawtrey Roth, visagist and hairstylist, will tell us about her fascinating
profession and give us a practical demonstration of her particular styling techniques
AUG 30, 2013 VISIT TO SIBER+SIBER MINERAL AND FOSSIL COLLECTION
Andreas Stucki will give us a guided tour of the exhibition in Aathal
AUG 23, 2013 LAS VEGAS – LIFE BEYOND THE STRIP
Kathy Deyl tells us what it’s like to live in this glamorous city
JUL 12, 2013 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice Bänteli invites us to her home.
starting at 7 pm
JUL 05, 2013 THE PRESS AS A FOURTH ESTATE – or is critical journalism dead?
The media are a "fourth power" in the state alongside the legislature, the executive and the judiciary. Is this still true today? And what is the situation for small newspapers? Manuela Moser talks about her daily experience as a journalist.
JUN 28, 2013 CAMEL TREKKING ACROSS THE GOBI
Alice Walker tells of her experiences with the ships of the desert
JUN 21, 2013 KARIN SIMONETTA TAKES US ON A WALK AROUND LUETZELSEE
meeting at the car park nr the main road at 7 p.m. with a stop at the Gartenbeizli Hasel
JUN 14, 2013 TRAVELLING IN NORTH KOREA
Chris Keuerleber gives us a tourist’s view of this unusual destination
JUN 07, 2013 AN EVENING WITH JANE AUSTEN
Meet a few characters out of her famous novels ”Pride and Prejudice” and ”Emma” presented in scenes by six ladies of the Hottingen Players
MAY 31, 2013 THE PLEASURE OF BEING GODFATHER OR GODMOTHER TO A NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD
Peter Nagler tells us about his personal experiences since 1980 of giving futures for children
MAY 24, 2013 “MANY SOULS ARE DWELLING IN MY BREAST”
Although he is a recipient of an old-age pension, Daniel Eberli is very occupied with his many interests such as vintage cars, barrel organ and B&B
MAY 17, 2013 TIME – A CHALLENGE FOR ONTOLOGY AND PHYSICS
presented by Rainer Kessler, jurist, business economist, computer software engineer, passionate hobby philosopher and hobby natural scientist
APR 19, 2013 LINDY HOP: ITS ORIGINS AND ITS ATTRACTION TODAY
Maria Trodella & Nick Akerhult will tell us about the history of this popular dance style
and give us a short demonstration - let's dance!
APR 12, 2013 A LAND BETWEEN THE SEAS - SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN
An alternative holiday destination by Martin Stöckli
APR 05, 2013 RUGBY - ARE THERE ANY RULES?
Understanding an increasingly popular sport with John Gysin
MAR 08, 2013 TAKE A WALK BACK IN TIME
The night watchman of Zurich, Martin Harzenmoser, will meet us at the Lindenhof
at 8.30 pm. Cost: CHF 5 for members, CHF 10 for guests
MAR 15, 2013 RURAL CAMBODIA
Student Niklas Bürgi tells us about his 3 months' experience working and living
in Phum Sophy
MAR 08 ÖTZI THE ICEMAN
Joachim Schug tells the story of the 5300 year old alpine mummy
FEB 15, 2013 AFTER-EIGHT-TEA
Wintertime = Teatime: bring your favourite teacup to fill & enjoy a typical English
afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches & biscuits offered by Erika Bollinger, Louise
Hofstetter and Verena Wüthrich
FEB 08, 2013 FABRIC, FABRICATE, FABRICATION
Peter Schulthess Hürlimann gives us a talk about the textile industry in the Zurich Oberland, especially in Uster through the history of the Zangger family, at the Villa Grunholzer, Florastr. 18 in Uster
FEB 01, 2013 CHRISTCHURCH AND THE EARTHQUAKE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING
"The past, present and future of my home town" by Barbara Harding
Jan 25, 2013 JAMES JOYCE IN BRIEF
A reading and some notes by Nikki Fritz
Jan 18, 2013 TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL
Members of the Zurich Toastmasters Club will explain in detail what it is all about
and give some demonstrations
Jan 4, 2013 HOW SPEECH EVOLVED FROM GESTURES
A possible scenario for the evolution of language by Prof. Martin Meyer
Dec 28, 2012/
Jan 4, 2013
HOLIDAY
Dec 21, 2012 CHARLES DICKENS AND THE SPICES OF CHRISTMAS
The committee invites you to get into the Christmas spirit with titbits of literature and festive food
Dec 14, 2012 CHRISTMAS DINNER
at the Lindenbaum, Wallikerstr. 44, Pfäffikon ZH, meeting at 7 p.m. A list with menus will be circulated after the autumn holidays
Dec 07, 2012 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
a successful Human Rights Organisation Nicky Scherrer tells us about his personal experience in 35 years of human rights in Latin America
Nov 30, 2012 CUBA – TIME TRAVELLING IMPRESSIONS OF A SUNNY ISLAND
Jutta Studer & Verena Wüthrich will tell us about their bicycle tour and the colourful city of Havana
Nov 23, 2012 A DREAM COME TRUE – PETIT PARADIS IN THE PROVENCE
Urs Rupp has transformed a ruin into a beautiful home
Nov 16, 2012 DO YOU KNOW SHII-TAKE AND KING OYSTERS?
Patrick Romanens offers you the chance to get acquainted with these fascinating mushrooms on a tour through his firm, meeting at 7 pm, Tannenbergstr.17, Gossau
Nov 09, 2012 THE FUSION OF ARTS
A fusion of topics out of sports, Asian culture, philosophical aspects and lifestyle. Nicolas Fischer talks about talent, hard training, TV-shows (talent scouts) and what comes after .... simply the fusion of arts
Nov 02, 2012 SCENT OF THE VANISHING FLORA
Roman Kaiser presents endangered scented species encountered during his fascinating expeditions to exotic places
Oct 26, 2012 TASTE THE PASSION BEHIND THE BEAN or WHAT MAKES COMMON THINGS DIFFERENT
Claude Stahel’s love of good coffee led to the founding of the Black & Blaze Coffee Roasting Company with its micro roaster
Oct 05, 2012 LAMPS AND LANTERNS TO LIGHTEN THE DARKNESS
A guided tour by Alice Bänteli of the special exhibition of lamps from 18 and 19c; In the Museum am Pfäffikersee
SEP 28, 2012 NEEDLE NARDLE NOO or HAVE A GORILLA?
Eugene Edwards gives us an overview of the developments in English humour since 1955.
SEP 21, 2012 THE DAILY ROUTINE OF THE USTER POLICE FORCE
An insider view by Lt Daniel Stein, Commander
SEP 14, 2012 OKTOBERFEST IN BRAZIL!
Steffen Weisbrod shows how German-speaking immigrants preserved their cultural heritage and traditions in southern Brazil
SEP 07, 2012 INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING
Juliane Kästner, founder of this NPO, talks about her ideas for making volunteering a success for all parties. Brainstorming some ideas for fundraising will be one focus of the discussion
Aug 31, 2012 VISIT TO THE GOOGLE OFFICES
We have a guided tour through the Zurich Offices of this worldwide internet company. A chance for a close-up of the environment where popular products such as Maps and YouTube are being developed. Attendance is limited – only for those on the list.
Aug 24, 2012 A NEW APPROACH TO LANGUAGE LEARNING
Jackie and Patrick Helfenberger from Akzent Sprachbildung organise tailor-made language study trips
JUL 13, 2012 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
Alice Bänteli invites us to her home: Usterstr. 18, 8330 Pfäffikon ZH starting at 7 pm
JUL 06, 2012 COSTA, SIERRA, SELVA
Karin Simonetta & Verena Wüthrich will take you from the depths of the jungle, through the arid coast to the heights of the Andes in Peru
JUN 29, 2012 IN SEARCH OF "THE" PICTURE - FOR 40 YEARS
Barbara Willi-Halter talks about her work as a photo research editor and designer for the Helvetas Calendar / One World Calendar
JUN 22, 2012 BUGS AND FROGS IN A SCHOOL BIOTOPE
Andreas Scheidegger shows us different nature-orientated places in the surroundings of Mettlen Primary School and explains how they are cultivated Meeting at 7.30 pm at Mettlenstr.19, Pfäffikon ZH
JUN 15, 2012 WIDE DESERTS, WILD ANIMALS
Bernie Senn and Kathrin Scherer take you on an adventurous trip through Namibia
JUN 8, 2012 30th ANNIVERSARY PARTY
At the Schützenstube Gutenswil
JUN 1, 2012 HOW I BECAME A BUTLER
After spending many years abroad Georg Ackermann returned to Switzerland to start a new life
May 25, 2012 THE DAY-TO-DAY WORRIES OF A FRENCH BEEKEEPER
Mäc Grässli visited his friends in France who are struggling to make a living out of beekeeping
May 18, 2012 LAPLAND AND ITS NORTHERN LIGHTS
Gabrielle Gisel and Joachim Schug show us their holiday pictures of this unique part of Scandinavia
APR 27 2012/
May 4 2012
HOLIDAY
APR 13, 2012 BOOK SWOPPING AND STORYTELLING
Read an excerpt from one of your favourite books or just listen to thers. You will have an opportunity to swop with someone.
APR 13, 2012 VISIT TO THE MANDALA GALLERY IN FEHRALTORF
Johannes Frischknecht shows us his mandalas and tells us something about the Buddhist philosophy
MAR 30, 2012 A MAGICAL STEP BACK IN TIME
The Goodwood Revival as a real example by Martin Stöckli
MAR 23, 2012 TRAVELLING THRU THE NAVAJO AND HOPI NATIONS
How a conventionally planned trip to red-rock landscapes brought insight into the history of this desert country and the meaning of Hopi "Kachinas" by Fred Krähenbühl
MAR 16, 2012 SPEND THE EVENING IN THE COMPANY OF IRISH LITERATURE
On the eve of St Patrick’s Day we enjoy listening to a selection of stories by Irish authors whilst sipping Irish coffee
MAR 09, 2012 SONGS BRING BACK MEMORIES
Brian Poysden will play some songs and tell stories about well-known even and personal anecdotes to add flavour to the tunes. They may jog your memory too!
Feb 24, 2012 / MAR 2, 2012 Sports Holiday
FEB 17, 2012 AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY
Do you know more English proverbs? Laugh, learn and refresh a few while playing cards with Alice Bänteli
FEB 10, 2012 AMERICAN AIRLINES
Philip Read gives us an overview of his daily life as Station Manager in Budapest
FEB 3, 2012 MySwissChocolate: Custom Chocolate Emotionalized through Social Media
Christian Philippi presents his local company which sells an emotional product via the internet
JAN 27, 2012 GREENLAND – A MELTING BEAUTY
Gabrielle Gisel and Joachim Schug invite you to follow in their footsteps
JAN 20, 2012 A CULINARY TOUR OF THE WORLD We discuss the influence of globalization in our eating habits and enjoy a selectio of samples from all continents prepared by Club members
JAN 13, 201 Risk Management in our Society
Hansueli Glauser
DEC 16, 2011
Pfäffikon / ZH
CHRISTMAS DINNER at the Lindenbaum, Wallikerstr. 44, Pfäffikon ZH, meeting at 7 p.m.
A list with menus will be circulated after the autumn holidays
No parking at Lindenbaum: There are enough
DEC 9, 2011 MY HIGH SCHOOL YEAR
Fabian Dietler talks about his experiences during his exchange year in the southern part of the USA (N.C.)
DEC 2, 2011 SAILING THE ATLANTIC
Ursula Conrad sailed on board the “Royal Clipper” – the largest five masted tall ship
November 25, 2011 FROM PALM SPRINGS TO THE GRAND CANYON
Ideas for your next trip to the States by Chris Lüscher
November 18, 2011 OLD ENGLISH AND NEW AMERICAN CONTRA AND COUNTRY DANCES
Thomas Karcher ”calls” or teaches us some new steps
November 11, 2011 “ALL FOR ONE, ONE FOR ALL”
Frank Fehr gives us an insight into the history and background of the musketeers
November 4, 2011 MADAGASCAR’S LEMURS – IT’S ALL RELATIVE
Karin and Robin Hepworth’s unforgettable holiday
OCT 28, 2011 FAIR TRADE - A BUSINESS MODEL WITH POTENTIAL
explained by Regula Weber, Head Public Relations of the Max Havelaar Foundation
OCT 7, 2011 JAPAN - CHALLENGES AND CHANCES
Dr. Hermann Escher, a former senior diplomat and director of the Swiss Business Hub in Tokyo, talks about Japan yesterday, today and tomorrow
SEP 30, 2011 STAYING YOUNG AND HEALTHY WITH THE FIVE ELEMENTS
Claudia Zwicky, a nutritionist, explains the role of the five elements in our daily eating habits
SEP 23, 2011 Zürich CHEESE TASTING IN THE MARKTHALLE, VIADUKT
Mike Fontana-Jones of the British Cheese Centre proves that Britain has more to offer than Cheddar, at the Viadukt, Limmatstr. 231, Zürich, starting at 7 pm
SEP 16, 2011 IRISH CULTURE AND  LANGUAGE
Holly Evans & Franziska Tobler will talk to us about Irish culture and how Irish (Gaelic) and English meshed
SEP 9, 2011 Information about the future of the club
Afterwards live music.
SEP 2, 2011 HOW TO MAKE A PHOTOBOOK
Urs Bollinger shows how to create a photobook by using his laptop and the Migros Software (CEWE)
AUG 26, 2011 RIVENBELL: A MEETING PLACE FOR SONGS AND STORIES
Four musicians invite you to their favourite spot
JUL 15, 2011 BBQ
At Werner Wyss's home at Wilhof, Russikon, starting at 7 pm, any weather
JUL 8, 2011 WIZARD AND DOG
Verena Wüthrich gives an introduction to these intriguing games which we are going to play together
JUL 1, 2011 SYMBOLISM IN CHINESE ART
Egle Kobler introduces us to this fascinating aspect of Asian culture
JUN 24, 2011 TITBITS OF EMOTIONAL MOVIES
Frank Fehr leads us through film excerpts. Don't forget your handkerchief!
JUN 17, 2011
Pfäffikon
VISIT TO THE SUDWERK BREWERY IN PFÄFFIKON ZH
Guided tour of the brewery, Speckstr.3, by Gerald Farrell starting at 7.30 pm. You will even get to taste some American/British-style pale ale!
JUN 10, 2011 IMPRESSIONS OF LAOS, INDOCHINA
A personal insight of this beautiful, still dormant country by Suzanne Sharma
May 27, 2011 SwiZimAid
Having his roots in Zimbabwe and now living in Switzerland, Daniel Bates presents the SWItzerland-ZIMbabwe-AID project he is involved in
Saturday afternoon
May 21, 2011, Grüningen
TOUR OF THE BOTANICAL GARDENS IN GRÜNINGEN
in English with Martin Salm, meeting at the entrance gate at 2.30 pm Members free.
May 20, 2011 PROUD TO BE
Jesca Li Baumann designs her own fashion collections
May 13, 2011 TULIPS FROM AMSTERDAM
Marie Friedli and Sue Kliebenschädel take us on a trip to Amsterdam and the world-famous tulip fields
APR 15, 2011 GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
A painter, model and lover in a long self determined life. A talk by Werner.
APR 8, 2011 CREATING POWERFUL AND EFFECTIVE MIND MAPS FOR PLANNING & ORGANISING EVENTS
with Herbert Weber, mind map and brainstorming expert
APR 1, 2011 NORTHWARD BOUND
A trip through Sweden, Finland and Norway looking for the midnight sun by Alice Bänteli
MAR 25, 2011 BILINGUAL FOREST PLAYGROUP
How young children explore nature together with Anouk Kummer-Wehli
MAR 18, 2011 LIVING AND WORKING IN SINGAPORE
MAR 11, 2011 GLOBAL WEATHER FORECASTS FOR SHIPPING
Michael Hansson talks about his work as a maritime forecaster at SMHI Norrköping,Sweden
FEB 18, 2011 AFTER-EIGHT-TEA
Wintertime is Teatime: Bring your favourite teacup to fill and enjoy a typical English afternoon tea offered by Verena, Louise & Erika
FEB 11, 2011
Zurich
VISIT TO THE EXHIBITION "SOIE PIRATE" AT THE LANDESMUSEUM
A guided tour in English of the exhibits from the silk company Abraham starting at 7 pm, we are meeting at the museum.
FEB 4, 2011 UP, UP AND AWAY
Thedi Bolli talks about his ballooning experiences worldwide
JAN 28, 2011 Internet: Boon and Bane
Discussion Evening led by Martin Stöckli
JAN 21, 2011 ENGLISH ONLY PLEASE!
Esther Meierhofer's experiences at a language school 50+
JAN 14, 2011 BACK TO THE ROOTS
Yanti Mazlan (CH/Malaysia) finds her father
DEC 17, 2010
Illnau
CHRISTMAS DINNER
at the Gasthof zum Löwen, Effretikonerstr. 64, Illnau
Featuring a review of the Highlanders' highlights of 2010 by Martin Stöckli.
DEC 10, 2010 ISTRIA THROUGH THE AGES
From the Romans to the Croatians in pictures by Sue Kliebenschädel
DEC 3, 2010 THE COLOURS OF THE SKY
Rainbows, Fata Morganas, Northern Lights etc. explained by Joachim Schug
November 26, 2010 ADVENT
Stories read by Alice Bänteli and musical intermissions by Peter Emch to get us into the festive mood
November 19, 2010 FASCINATING WORLD OF BATS
What bats are really like" by Gaby Stählin
November 12, 2010 CLARO FAIR TRADE
Visit to the shop in Pfäffikon, Seestr. 39, meeting at 7.45 pm Beata Däster tells us about the idea behind Claro
November 5, 2010 SOMETHING QUITE SPECIAL
Experiences of Agnes Hollenweger with natural bee soap
OCT 29, 2010 MAGICAL MARRAKECH
Impressions of a short trip to Morocco's "Red City" by Jeannette Weber and Verena Brunner
OCT 8, 2010 MOBILITY PAST AND PRESENT
The development of transport in Zürich by Martin Stöckli
OCT 1, 2010 WITH BICYCLE AND BINOCULARS AROUND THE GREIFENSEE
Alice Johnson, biologist, tells us about her experiences as a Greifensee Ranger
SEP 24, 2010 THE QUEEN OF SABA - ARCHAEOLOGY AND MYTH
Findings and experiences of Dr. Ueli Brunner from his several journeys in traditional Yemen
SEP 17, 2010 DANCE FOR FUN
Thomas Karcher teaches us folk dances from all over the world. You don't need to be a good dancer: curiosity and humour are more important. Bring comfortable shoes!
SEP 10, 2010 THE AGRICULTURAL SUCCESS STORY OF BRAZIL
It all started with sugar cane and cachaça; Steffen Weisbrod tells us about his fascination for Brazil and its national drink
SEP 3, 2010 BACKPACKING IN ARGENTINA
Käthi Bänteli tells us about travelling on her own through a country of amazing diversity. There's more to the country than tango and beef!
AUG 27, 2010 MY LIFE IN AN EVENING
Bernd Grewe, watchmaker and inventor of waterproof testers, talks about his challenging life
JUL 16, 2010 BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
at Werner Wyss's home at Wilhof, Russikon, starting at 7 pm
JUL 9, 2010 FROM BERTSCHIKON TO BEIJING BY BICYCLE
by Brigitte and Cédric Koller
JUL 2, 2010 WELLBEING
Rosmarie Lotmar introduces two techniques for activating the powers of self-healing: HSIN TAO, the healing body movements and BEMER TECHNIQUE, the healing movements of the cells
JUN 25, 2010 STROLL AROUND THE OLD TOWN OF WINTERTHUR
with our guide Susan Meili, starting at 7 pm, meeting outside the tourism office in the main railway station Members free, guests Fr. 10.-
JUN 18, 2010 THE GAMBIA - THE SMILING COAST OF AFRICA
Famara Sanneh tells us some interesting facts about his native country
JUN 11, 2010 HOUSE SWAPPING PART TWO
by Birgit Muller and René Cermak, back from another two home exchanges in Florida
JUN 4, 2010 JET AVIATION
Maintenance and Aviation Services - A successful business concept by Peter Brändle, Deputy General Manager
May 28, 2010 WOMEN'S WRITING IN SOUTH AFRICA TODAY
Selected highlights presented by Ursula Matter
May 21, 2010 GALAPAGOS - EVOLUTION'S SHOWCASE
Maurice Andréby
APR 23, 2010 Book Swapping Evening
APR 16, 2010 ENERGY PROSPECTIVES
An outlook to the year 2050 by Ulrich Gysel, professor em. ZHaW
APR 9, 2010
Oetwil a/S
HELEN DAHM, A SWISS EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER
Hans Rudolf Bosshard and Christian Tischhauser give us an introduction to her life on the basis of some of her works at the Helen Dahm Museum, Chilenrain 10, Oetwil am See, 8pm
MAR 26, 2010 EYE TO EYE WITH THE WORLD'S LARGEST BIRDS OF PREY
by Andreas Scheidegger
MAR 20, 2010
Wetzikon
SATURDAY AFTERNOON EVENT
Afternoon tea with Annemarie Baldinger at her Bed & Breakfast, Kratzstr. 17 in Wetzikon at 2 pm
MAR 19, 2010 MY LIFE IN AN EVENING
Tobias Loosli, magician,puppeteer, cabinetmaker...
MAR 12, 2010 THE FASCINATION OF COLLECTING MINERALS
An insider report by Olivier Roth, President of the Studienkreis Zürcher Mineraliensammler
FEB 19, 2010 160 KM ALONG THE ARCTIC CIRCLE TRAIL OF GREENLAND
Adventures told by Stefan Krähenbühl
FEB 12, 2010 VICTORIAN MUSIC HALL
Entertainment of the era of the heady days of the British Empire by John Gysin
FEB 5, 2010 THE NORTHWEST COASTAL REGION OF IRELAND
Its beautiful landscapes with some history thrown in by Gerald Prater
JAN 29, 2010 TITBITS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
Members of the English Book Club Wetzikon and the Highlanders' Linguist Club present their favourite books
JAN 22, 2010
MusikContainer Uster
100 YEARS BENNY GOODMAN
The Highlanders' Linguist Club together with SwissJazzOrama invite you to the exhibition and movie clips at Musikcontainer, Asylstrasse 10, Uster at 7.30 pm.  Members free, guests CHF 10.-(aperitif included)
JAN 15, 2010 HOW SAFE IS AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL?
by Nicky Scherrer, ATC Expert for Investigation of Occurrences
JAN 8, 2010 VANCOUVER ISLAND
The ideal holiday destination for great outdoor activities, spectacular scenery and welcoming people, by Verena Wüthrich
DEC 18, 2009
Freudwil
CHRISTMAS DINNER AT RESTAURANT BLUME, FREUDWIL
for apéro at 7 pm www.blumefreudwil.ch
DEC 11, 2009 CHATTING EVENING
No fixed programme
DEC 04, 2009 FRANK HURLEY - PHOTOGRAPHER, FILM MAKER AND ADVENTURE
his life and photographic work by Roland Glaser
November 27, 2009 HIKING IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, USA
A photo stroll through wondrous woods, along silent lakes & young rivers at a very high altitude by Fred Krähenbühl
November 20, 2009
Pfäffikon
VISIT TO THE PUBLIC LIBRARY IN PFÄFFIKON ZH From the old reading societies to a modern local library" by Jeannette Weber, starting at 8 pm; address: Im Platz 1 8330 Pfäffikon/ZH www.bibli-pfaeffikon.ch
November 13, 2009 SECRET LONDON
Brian Poysden tells the stories behind some well-known and lesser-known sites of London
November 06, 2009 WATER SHORTAGE - GLOBAL AND LOCAL
A scientific approach to a severe problem of mankind. A talk by Prof Dr.Rik Eggen, EAWAG/ETH
OCT 23, 2009 WHICHEVER WAY WE FALL
The Isle of Man Story told by Mike Moore
OCT 2, 2009 FROM HISTORY GARDENS TO MODERN GARDENING & LANDSCAPING
Roger Hoffmann walks with us through centuries of gardens
SEP 25, 2009 A SCENIC TRIP THROUGH THE LAKE DISTRICT
Marie Friedli gives us impressions of her recent holiday in England
SEP 18, 2009
Bubikon
THE HISTORY OF BEER & BREWING
A guided tour in English by Marco Zanoli through the exhibition in the Ritterhaus, Bubikon
SEP 11, 2009 EL NIÑO: When atmosphere and ocean play a global game
Joachim Schug of Meteomedia explains this phenomenon
SEP 4, 2009 BEAUTIFUL FLORA AND STRANGE FAUNA OF AUSTRALIA 
A multimedia show with wonderful pictures by Erika & Urs Bollinger
AUG 28, 2009 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SKYLORE
More intensely than any other ancient culture, the Egyptians based their religious rites on the rhythms of the stars. A presentation by Kurt Locher.
AUG 21, 2009 BERLIN - CENTRE OF EUROPE
A very personal view by Werner Wyss
JUL 10, 2009
Russikon
BARBECUE IN THE GARDEN
(any weather) at Werner Wyss's home at Wilhof, Russikon, starting at 7 pm
JUN 5, 2009 MAPPING TIME AND SPACE
Development, forms and functions of medieval maps by Bettina Schöller
May 29, 2009
Pfäffikon/ZH
FROM WIRES AND TYRES TO EXCELLENCY IN CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS
A visit to the anniversary exhibition in the Heimatmuseum, Pfäffikon ZH Entrance fee CHF 5.--. Our guide is Dr. Bernd Niedermann.
May 15, 2009 AN AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
Hans Schümperlin talks about different jobs in aviation throughout Africa
May 8, 2009 FASCINATING YEMEN
A Treasury of Cultural and Architectural Highlights in an Oriental Atmosphere shared with us by Christa Morf
APR 03, 2009 PORTO AND ITS FAMOUS PORT WINES
Gabrielle Gisel and JoachimA Schug tell us of their visit to this UNESCO world heritage town. Afterwards wine tasting!
MAR 27, 2009 JOHN STEINBECK - A California Dream
An appreciation by Brian Poysden
MAR 20, 2009 BETTER COTTON
"An unusual partnership to reduce the severe impacts of cotton production on people and the environment"; by Anna Bexell, IKEA, and Dr. Walter Wagner, WWF Switzerland
MAR 13, 2009
Schulhaus Pünt
IRISH EVENING
with music, whiskey and more... Starting at 8 pm in the Singsaal, Schulhaus Pünt, Uster. Sorry we don't speak Irish Gaelic ; this is an English-speaking evening
MAR 6, 2009 YOUNG MUSLIM MEN IN SWITZERLAND
"A struggle for belonging and acceptance"; by Monika Müller
FEB 13, 2009 THE BERLIN AIRLIFT - 60 years on
A Western victory in the Cold War remembered by John Gysin
FEB 6, 2009 A WELSHMAN'S IMPRESSION OF SWEDEN
A personal view by Dewi Williams
JAN 30, 2009 VANCOUVER THROUGH THE EYES OF A STUDENT
Andrea Kubli shares with us her experiences as an English student in Canada
JAN 23, 2009
Pfäffikon/ZH
TEA CEREMONY
at the Noble Tea House in Pfäffikon ZH starting at 8 pm. Non-members CHF10.-.
JAN 16, 2009 SPACE ENGINEERING - A CHALLENGING JOB
The daily challenges and the applications of the products by Dr. Gerhard Székely
JAN 9, 2009 GREEN GENE TECHNOLOGY OR ECOLOGICAL FARMING?
A talk in favour of a pragmatic research by PD Dr. Christof Sautter ETHZ
DEC 19, 2008
Freudwil
Christmas Dinner
at Restaurant Blume, Freudwilerstr. 6, 8615 Freudwil
featuring a review of the Highlanders' highlights of 2008 by Martin Stöckli.
Meeting at 7 p.m., dinner at 7.30 p.m.
DEC 12, 2008 Quantum Physics for Pedestrians
by Prof. Dr. Markus Sigrist. Everybody will leave with a clear idea of what quantum physics is all about.
DEC 5, 2008 Swansea and the Gower Peninsula
A Welsh city with great industrial past and an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" on its doorstep by Gerald Prater
November 28, 2008
Zürich
Visit to the Tram Museum in Zurich
Guided tour in English meeting at Forchstr. 260 (tram 11 to Burgwies) at 7 p.m.
November 21, 2008 Writers & their Homes Part II - Rudyard Kipling & Daphne du Maurier
Titbits from English literature chosen by Alice Bänteli & Sue Kliebenschädel
November 14, 2008 Do More in the World Wide Web than Just Mailing and Googling
Roland Glaser introduces us to websites which are helpful in everyday life.
November 7, 2008 The Future as Seen in the Fifties
Vision vs. Reality shown by Fred Krähenbühl
OCT 31, 2008 30'000 km for a Didgeridoo
Western Australia in winter by Werner Wyss
OCT 24, 2008 Facebook and MySpace - Networking or Just Distraction?
by David Kilchör
OCT 3, 2008 The Raiffeisen Success Story
by Christoph Frei, Bank Manager of Raiffeisen Zürcher Oberland
SEP 26, 2008 How the Body Shapes Intelligence
Matej Hoffmann talks about the robot projects at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of Zurich University
SEP 19, 2008 Peru - a Country of Contrasts - a Journey
by Suzanne Sharma
SEP 13, 2008
Gais, Meteomedia
Saturday afternoon event
Joachim Schug shows us the weather office and the TV studio at Meteomedia in Gais
SEP 12, 2008 English Writers and Their Homes
Titbits from English literature by Alice Bänteli & Sue Kliebenschädel
SEP 5, 2008
Neuthal
Visit to a Museum Spinning Mill in Neuthal
A guided tour in English by René Rebsamen, meeting at the car park, Neuthal railway station Members Fr. 5.- ; Guests Fr. 10.-
AUG 29, 2008 Ice Age or Tropical Temperatures?
Latest findings about climate change by Joachim Schug of Meteomedia
AUG 22, 2008 An Evening about Dogs
Steve Grütter's experiences of working with dogs
JUL 11, 2008
Russikon
Barbecue in the Garden
at Werner Wyss' home, starting at 7 pm; Bring your own food! We provide the drinks, the fire and the garden. We also provide shelter in bad weather.
JUL 4, 2008 Salsa: the Sound of Latin America
The history of salsa by Jean-Pierre Aebli
JUN 27, 2008 Trip through the Colonial Heartland of Mexico & Baja California
Jutta Studer takes us on a journey to deserts, snow-capped volcanoes, bustling cities, sleepy villages and Mayan and Aztecan ruins
JUN 20, 2008 A Musical Odyssey from Croydon (GB) to Girenbad (CH)
by David Christie
JUN 13, 2008 Acculturation or Culture Shock? A Swiss Family in California
by Barbara Freigang
JUN 6, 2008
Pfäffikon
Top-Fit Fitness Club in Pfäffikon ZH
A tour through the fitness club with Franz Steiner followed by an aperitif starting at 8 pm at Steinwiesstr. 44
May 30, 2008 Out of the Life of Harry Hofmann
Harry Hofmann picks out some episodes of his life as a seafarer and navigator around the world
May 23, 2008 Fundraising: A Question of Relationship
by Sibylle Grosjean
May 16, 2008
Schulhaus Pünt
Highlanders' Scottish Evening
with bagpipes, dancing and food in Singsaal, Schulhaus Pünt, Wilstr. 30, Uster. Members of the Zurich Scottish Country Dancing Club will teach us some dances: please bring comfortable, soft-soled shoes!
May 9, 2008 Discussion Evening
Reading habits: internet, newspapers, books and other literature; led by Verena and Werner
APR 18, 2008 CELTIC AND EARLY SAXON CHRISTIANITY IN ENGLAND
by Gerald Prater
APR 11, 2008 NEWS FROM LADAKH - FACES & TALES
Brigitta Marti and Klaus Antons relate their latest adventures in this "Little Tibet" in the Himalayas
APR 4, 2008 WORKING AS AN ARTIST AND ART THERAPIST
Claudine Tschalär shows how she combines her art with her work
MAR 28, 2008 PANAMERICANA- PROPS AND JETS
Old planes, people and landscapes along the Panamericana; by Nicky Scherrer
MAR 14, 2008
Zürich
VISIT TO SIHLCITY
Part l: Guided tour of Sihlcity, meeting at 18 - 18.15 in Kalanderplatz by the "Kamin"
Part II: Starbucks Coffee: The success of an American firm with an Italian idea, starting at 19.30 in Starbucks at Sihlcity
MAR 7, 2008 MINERGIE: HIGHER QUALITY OF LIFE - LOWER ENERGY CONSUMPTION
A presentation by Werner Hässig
FEB 15, 2008 ALL ABOUT TESLA
A documentary about the inventor of A.C.
FEB 8, 2008 AROUND THE WORLD IN MORE THAN 80 DAYS!
Thomas Gurtner describes with pictures his highlights around the globe
FEB 1, 2008
Oberkemptthal
VISIT TO AN ARTIST'S STUDIO
Meet Giovanni Huber in his studio at Spinnereiweg 6, Oberkemptthal at 8 pm with aperitif
JAN 25, 2008 WHAT ABOUT THE LEGEND OF THE GOOD OLD TIMES?
Living, working, loving .....
A discussion evening led by Martin Stöckli
JAN 18, 2008 WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE...
Canada's most important element by Sue Kliebenschädel
JAN 11, 2008 SECOND LIFE - VIRTUAL INSANITY?
David Kilchör gives us an insight into this internet world
DEC 21, 2007 CHRISTMAS DINNER
at Ochsen, Uster http://www.ochsen-uster.ch/ From 7 p.m. apero at the bar
DEC 14, 2007 THE WHISPERING OF HYDROCARBONS
finding oil and gas by listening to and analysing signals using geophysical and statistical methods, by Patrik Eschle
DEC 7, 2007 BOOK SWAPPING
Wrap up one of your English novels and try your luck by exchanging it for another one
November 30, 2007 NEW MEXICO - Land of Enchantment
A pictorial glimpse into the history and the present, driving through this truly magical US State by Fred Krähenbühl
November 23, 2007 HIGHLANDERS' TRIP TO SCOTLAND
6/10/2007 -14/10/2007
November 16, 2007 VISIT TO THE LUTZ & THALMANN ART GALLERY
where Gabriele Lutz will give us an introduction to the gallery and Oliver Krähenbühl's work. Members free, guests Fr. 10.-. Meeting at 7.45 pm at the gallery, Wettingerwies 2b, 8001 Zürich. Apéritif at the gallery.
November 9, 2007 Severe Weather Warning in Switzerland
A talk by Joachim Schug, meteorologist at Meteomedia, Gais
OCT 26, 2007 HOUSE SWAPPING
By René Cermak and Birgit Müller, for a short time proud owners of a Miami home. Find out how to be as successful as they were!
OCT  5, 2007 UFOs OVER THE TÖSS VALLEY - the tip of the iceberg
Christian Frehner talks about his own experiences, the Billy Meier Case and FIGU HG
SEP 28, 2007 IN DEVIL'S KITCHEN
Peter Diethelm's adventures with volcanoes
SEP 21, 2007
Meilen
BEAUTY AND WELLNESS WITH SHAN SHUI
Dr. med. Shabbir Hassam shows us his institute and what you can achieve for your wellbeing.
Meeting at 8 p.m. at Seestr. 1037, Meilen (fit.zone building, 4th floor) Afterwards chill out with soft drinks
SEP 14, 2007 MY LIFE IN AN EVENING
"GB + CH = 35 + 36"; by Brian Poysden HG
SEP 7, 2007
Dübendorf
TOWER AND RADAR SIMULATORS
Visit to the modern training center of Skyguide, meeting at 7.15 pm at the entrance to the Flugsicherungszentrum in Wangen near Dübendorf.
AUG 31, 2007 SWEET MEMORIES
Bring your treasured object and tell its story Moderated by Marianne Thalmann
AUG 24, 2007 NIKOLA WHO?
Nikola Tesla, the greatest unknown inventor of the 19th & 20th centuries.
How come a genius like Tesla is mostly unknown despite the fact that he invented things like alternating current and wireless transmission, thus profoundly influencing our way of life? Discover some amazing facts with Fred Krähenbühl
JUL, 13, 2007 25th Anniversary
HIGHLANDERS' POTLUCK ANNIVERSARY PARTY

for former guest speakers, members and former members. Food, drink and entertainment at the Werkheim (main building)
JUL 6, 2007
Maur
SHIP AHOY : SAILING WITH CHARLES AND HIS SKIPPERS
Meeting at 7 pm at Schifflände, Maur.
JUN 29, 2007 YOUR HANDS CAN HEAL YOU
The Ancient Art of Pranic Healing by Daniel Mir and Daniel Denzler
JUN 22, 2007 HIGHLIGHTS OF JORDAN - legends, history and hospitality
Impressions by Gabi Gisel and Joachim Schug
JUN 15, 2007
Wermatswil
WHAT IS VAULTING ALL ABOUT?
A demonstration commentated by Shabir Dar at the Fohlenhof, Wermatswil (grosse Reithalle). Afterwards in Landgasthof Puurehuus
JUN 8, 2007 19TH CENTURY INVENTIONS - BIG AND SMALL
Miriam Keller has looked into the origins of everyday appliances
JUN 1, 2007 AN ATTEMPT TO TRANSFER AN ENGLISH GARDEN TO SWITZERLAND
Roger Hoffmann shows us round the garden of the Altersheim Am Wildbach, Spitalstr. 22 in Wetzikon
May 25, 2007 AUSTRALIA - THE TURNING POINT IN MY LIFE
Impressions and findings by Andy Berger
May 11, 2007 WORLDS CLASHING - CULTURAL STRUGGLES AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES IN TODAY'S PERU
by Michael Bühler
APR 20, 2007 FAIRY TALES AND FABLES
How they influence our daily English language by Sonia Benke
APR 13, 2007 PILATES- A PHYSICAL FITNESS METHOD
A basic introduction to the principles of Pilates by APR Jones
MAR 30, 2007 INVITATIONS
Ideas for celebrating special occasions: food, activities, presents. Let's hear and see your contribution
MAR 23 2007 Chatting and crossword puzzles
with Alice Bänteli and Sue Kliebenschädel
MAR 16, 2007 BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE "SCHIFFBAU" THEATRE
Schiffbaustr. 4 in Zurich. Our guide is Rudi Rath.
MAR 9, 2007 LOBSTERS, SAND DOLLARS AND WHALES
From Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island (PEI); Holiday impressions by Verena Wüthrich
FEB 16, 2007 OVERWINTERING IN ANTARCTICA
Joachim Schug, meteorologist at Meteomedia in Gais, tells us about the frozen continent and his life overwintering at a scientific station in 1984
FEB 9, 2007 PASSAGE THROUGH SOUTH INDIA
Backpacking experiences by Katalin Barko and Jutta Studer
FEB 2, 2007
Pfäffikon/ZH
TOUR OF THE EVA WIPF MUSEUM IN PFÄFFIKON (ZH)
Introduction to the life and work of Eva Wipf, painter (1929 - 1978) by Regula Würgler/Ursula Matter; old Gerichtsgebäude, Hochstr. 4, Pfäffikon/ZH
JAN 26, 2007 SCENTS AROUND THE WORLD
An olfactory and visual experience with Roman Kaiser, hunting new perfumes for Givaudan
JAN 19, 2007 JULLEY - PEN - ONE PHOTO
Experiences with young monks and other children in Ladakh by Brigitta Marti and Klaus Antons
JAN 12, 2007 HOW TO TAKE CARE OF A TEAM
by Maik Kiss, Event Manager UEFA