Spring Schming! Winter's Back!

March 20 is the first day of spring, it is the day in the year when the Earth’s axis doesn’t lean towards the sun, the sun is positioned just above the equator and there are exactly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. It is supposed to mark the end of winter and [...]

March – Après Heaven!

March in ski resorts is always fun; before this season every time I had been to the Alps since the February Half-Term school trips have been in March and they’ve always been boozy affairs; the families have gone and the boozers are arriving!

On top of that the locals here are beginning to realise there’s [...]

This Week – Winter, Spring & Méribel

I’m British, I talk about weather.

When Paul & Karen were here we lost two days due to the weather. It’s a feature of Tignes, we are one of the highest resorts in the Alps and as a result we have wonderful snow, on the downside we do lose the occasional day to horrendous weather. [...]

30th Birthday Surprises!

Always a ‘Catch 22′ situation, when it’s busy and there’s loads been going on I tend to choose sleep over blogging.

I last blogged on the Friday after the Guy Wednesday a couple of weeks ago. Andy & Laura arrived shortly after and brought Pezza and Cazzie with them. Stuoobs & I took Andy [...]