Category Archives: Summer 2011

Stove up and pictures mounted

The day started as per yesterday but with the addition of rain. We did not get the washing up done from last night and, as the washing up table is outside, we have added the breakfast things to the pile. … Continue reading

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Pack Up and Away

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Rain & Food

Woke up this morning to that tinkling sound that water makes when it runs down a zinc downpipe. This could only mean one thing; that there is no need to get out of bed early. Indeed it had rained through … Continue reading

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Using up Leftovers

After the usual morning start with internet bashing for the chalet in Chamonix we had a fruit breakfast with yogurt in order to deplete the fridge. Then straight on with mixing concrete to use up the cement leftover from laying … Continue reading

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Donkeys Leave…

Another glorious day and after Ski Breezy bookings to deal with we set to with finishing off the 3rd wood shed at the back of the barn. We made short work of it and it was all chopped, covered and … Continue reading

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Window Finished

Another blue sky day. We were up at 7am again as Ski Breezy stuff seems to be filling up and it is good to get all the Chamonix work sorted before we start the day. Good to have the fire … Continue reading

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Gable window

Last night we received and email from Hans sayings that he could make it over today to help us with the window in the gable end. We had planned to start building up the walls on the last little ruined … Continue reading

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Chilled Chatty Saturday

Having done some monster walks the last two days I could definitely feel it in my legs. Sauze, Kate and Breezy said that they felt similar. England were playing Scotland in the World Cup Rugby so after breakfast Sauze and … Continue reading

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Pic Montaud

Another glorious day and a few fuzzy heads after the Prosecco…. We had planned another adventure explore walk we wanted to do from the barn. We headed up to Cabane Pouill which is just over an hour from the barn … Continue reading

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Birthday Hike, Pink Fizz and Bottles of Prosecco!!!

Another blue sky day perfect way to celebrate my birthday. After brekky, cards and pressie opening  we did a car drop and then headed in Vinnie up to the mine and headed up to Col de Crusous 2267m which is … Continue reading

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