Thursday 15th March 2018 There are moments in time that will live long in the memory, if not forever. When Wendy and I were working we used to call them ‘mental photographs’, images and impressions of magical moments on holiday to recall during the darker moments of working life. Now that we are always ‘on … Continue reading The Rainy Day That Became The Snowy Day (and will live long in the memory!)
Month: March 2018
The Magnificent Eight and the Sunny Day
Wednesday 14th (Pi Day) Happy Pi Day! To celebrate Mathematics Week today has been christened Pi Day by our American cousins. What a difference in two days – right from ‘cock crow’ the sun was shining in a gin clear sky. The sunshine had an invigorating effect on the revellers and we were all up … Continue reading The Magnificent Eight and the Sunny Day
The Magnificent Eight and the Snowy Day
Tuesday 13th March 2018 We woke this morning to find a further 6 inches (15cm) of snow had been added to the general snowiness and it was still coming down hard. This raised the excitement levels to near fever pitch for both the skiers and we non-skiers amongst us. Somehow we had all missed Lesley’s … Continue reading The Magnificent Eight and the Snowy Day
On Est Complet!
Monday 12th March 2018 Thanks to the wonders of budget airlines, coastal airports and Alpy Bus Rose and Martin and Colin and Fiona sont arriveé â Chalet Frollie. Within minutes the joint is rocking, the wine and beer is flowing, people are jostling at the food preparation counters (well the women mainly but Martin tried … Continue reading On Est Complet!
Mother’s Day Mums Enjoy Lunch Au Plein Air
Sunday 11th March 2018 The Les Gets forecast was spot on – it said heavy rain and heavy rain we had. Dear reader don’t despair, your four heroes and their two trusty dogs were not downhearted. Wet weather gear? Check. Snowshoes? Check. Happy hearts? Check. We were on our way up the mountain for a … Continue reading Mother’s Day Mums Enjoy Lunch Au Plein Air
It’s Saturday, Sunshine and Snowshoes (but not necessarily in that order!)
Saturday 10th March 2018 Where have the last three days gone? Thursday morning came early with a 0330 alarm and a 0400 depart. Our dash down the M1 was uneventful until a crash on the M25 meant we had to weave our way through the back streets of East London resulting in arriving at the … Continue reading It’s Saturday, Sunshine and Snowshoes (but not necessarily in that order!)
The Adventures Begin Again!
Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the little birdies is? - Spike Milligan We feel like Mole in the Wind in the Willows, as we sense spring is on the way we are ready to climb out of our burrow after the long winter and head off looking for adventures. 2018's … Continue reading The Adventures Begin Again!