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Simple joys Musings of a street cleaner

Michel Simonet has been devoted to cleaning the streets of Fribourg for 30 years. He has written a book about his experiences, thoughts and observations, which has now been published in German. (SRF/

“Mit Besen und Rose” (With a broom and a rose) is a homage to the street cleaner’s profession, calling on the reader to look more closely at everyday occurrences and to find the joy in the simple, yet beautiful things in life.