Expat Voices: Leslie Buss on living in Bern

Expat Voices: Leslie Buss on living in Bern

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British expat Leslie has lived in Switzerland for over 20 years, and finds the shopping has improved, except for Sundays.

Name: Leslie Buss
Nationality: British
City of residence: Bern
Date of birth: 30.12.52
Civil status: Married
Occupation: Logistics consultant
Reason for moving to Switzerland: It seemed like a good idea.
Lived in Switzerland for: 22 years

What was your first impression of Switzerland?  

Wow! And it was midnight when I arrived.

What do you think of the food?   
Rarely bad.

What do you think of the shopping in Switzerland?
It’s getting better.

What do you find most frustrating about living in Switzerland?

Seeing the back end of the train from the platform at 18:00:55

What puzzles you about Switzerland and what do you miss since you’ve moved here?

I miss spontaneity in the neighbourhood.

If you could change anything about Switzerland, what would it be?

Definitely Sunday shopping.

What advice would you give to a newcomer?  
You will not be disappointed.

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