This week, we were greatly honoured with the visit of actress and singer Jane Birkin who was staying in Geneva for the Anitgel Festival. We took much pleasure in serving a cheese fondue to this great lady who was accompagnied by her dog Dolly. Santiago was obviously under Jane’s spell as we took this souvenir photo and Jane left us a little note to thank us for taking care of her dog.

Santiago sous le charme de Jane Birkin

Santiago sous le charme de Jane Birkin

Dedicace de Jane Birkin

Dédicace de Jane Birkin

 

The next evening, Jane Birkin was scheduled to give a concernt at the Victoria Hall. A hommage to Serge Gainsbourg entitled “Birkin / Gainsbourg : Le Symphonique”. Here’s a short excerpt: