“Sticks and stones may break your bones but words will never hurt you.”

“If at first you don’t succeed try, try again”.

“God Loves a trier.”

“You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.”

“Nothing ventured, nothing gained.”

“Children should be seen and not heard.”

“The grass is always greener on the other side.”


  1. Charles Dickens, “I and my child will dwell together inseparable, storm belated”. Little Dorrit (1855-1857)
  2. Georges Tairraz (1868-1924) Georges II Tairraz (1900-1975) Joseph Tairraz (1927-) Pierre Tairraz (1933-2000)
  3. The Living Mountain (1977) Nan Shepherd, Aberdeen University Press.
  4. Wanderlust (2000) Rebecca Solnit, Granta.
  5. La Suisse Inconnue: La Vallé de Loetschental 1965 F Bulingham
  6. “She Gleaded”… in reference to Agnes Varda’s The Gleaners (2000)
  7. Le Grand St Bernard PI film (1936) Pierre Lehérissey.
  8. Music by Casmir Oberfeld, Composer 1903-1945
  9. Barryland. Musée et chiens du Saint-Bernard.
  10. Who cooked the last supper? (2001) Rosalind Miles.
  11. Womens Indestructability a quote from Chris Marker Sans Soleil (1983)
  12. My Ascent to Mount Blanc. (1838) Henriette D’Angeville.
  13. Images of Enriette D’angeville Aquarell 1838 von J. Hébert.
  14. The Count of Monte Cristo, (1845) Alexander Dumas.
  15. Frankenstein (1918) Mary Shelley.
  16. Mary Wollenstonecraft. (1787) Thoughts on the Education of Daughters
  17. IQ2 podcast no. 85. John Gray and Adam Phillips in conversation on humankind’s search for immortality
  18. T.S Eliot (1922) “There is a third man that walks alongside us”. The Waste Land

“The Lake in the Mountains” by Ralph Vaughn Williams c Oxford University Press 1947. Licenced by Oxford University Press.

“An Alpine Symphony for Orchestra, OP.64” by Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspeigel

She’ll be coming down the Mountains by the Pickard Family - Walking the Parlour 1928


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