Llanrwst (North Wales – Conwy Valley)

By , February 22, 2009 12:29 pm

The scenery will speak for itself but I’d like to congratulate Dave for squeezing an incredible fourty mini eggs in his mouth and swallowing them without vomiting or dying!  Well Done!       

Saint Pierre en Chartreuse

By , February 15, 2009 2:55 am

Today was the best day of all!  The resort wasn’t quite as big as Collet d’allevard but the runs were narrow and winding with banks of soft snow either side to play on. Cedric and Roland came along so I decided to give boarding another go and hired a freshly waxed 157 which was perfect.  Lucas had improved so […]

Collet d’allevard

By , February 14, 2009 2:46 am

After yesterdays boarding failure I decided to ski today which turned out to be more fun than i’d expected.. by the end of the day i’d decided to give up snowboarding all together!  The runs here were much much longer and considering it was the weekend and the school holidays it was surprisingly quiet..  maybe the slight chill kept them […]

Saint Hilaire Touvet

By , February 13, 2009 2:35 am

Today was Alex’s birthday so after a late start we did a little skiing on the Chartreuse mountains behind the house.  The resort was tiny, even compared to Scottish slopes but this was perfect for Lucas’ first day on the hill.  Apart from a couple of ski lift incidents Lucas did brilliantly, sadly the same couldn’t be said of me.  […]


By , February 7, 2009 10:35 pm

We were invited to stay with Mum and Kevin for the weekend to catch up and explore the sea side town of Withernsea.  To be honest, i’m not really a big fan of the sea, particularly the mirky waters of the east but it was refreshing to get a change of scenery.  Lucas loved every minute of […]

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