Lessons from a country that doesn't meddle with medals
On returning from Zurich, I was struck by the contrast between the resplendent wealth, clarity and continuity of Switzerland (from the detail of an infrastructure of bollards to trains/signage/architecture), and London, which offers an altogether different model of continuity. Here, links with the past are made through an understanding of degrees of change, recognising difference rather than similarity.
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