Michaela Merz


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What would I do if I could start over


130249_web_R_by_Michael Sauer_pixelio.deIt’s march the 3rd and it snowing almost non-stop. Winter has returned with full force.

However, as you read this, our local ice-rink is preparing to close down. Regardless of wether it is +10°C or -10°C this weekend. This is because in Switzerland everything is nicely planned. Continue reading


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Visit to the natural swimming pool for 3.50 Swiss Franc


155523_web_R_by_Momo111_pixelio.deWith my youngest one, who currently has the same shoes size as my mother, we decided on Sunday to get to know the natural swimming pool.

I imagined something resembling a little lake in the middle of the forest. Concerning the water temperature my expectations were right. Continue reading


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Everybody a hero


We were swimming. On a Sunday afternoon, when it is drizzling outside, the sky is grey and the temperatures are very low, every indoor swimming pool in the city is full. So was it also that day. My youngest one (7) and I first found us for a bit of space in the non-swimmer pool. But playing was not so easy because there were so many people playing with balls, splashing, hitting each other and a large number of small girls with shrill voices, which they used mercilessly in full decibel force. After half an hour we simply had enough and changed to the diving platform. Continue reading