Category Archives: Summer 2016

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In no particular order; we have been foraging for mushrooms, made progress in the pantry and eaten loads of delicious food.

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Wall Building

A couple of years ago was the fortress wall building event with Clive. After that we decided that we would like to continue the wall on a lower level around to the back of the outbuilding, not such a megga … Continue reading

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Wild Camping Fun

One of the things we had wanted to do this year was use the little tent and go and do some explores with it. So Saturday and Sunday the forecast was for yet more sunshine. I am totally loving this … Continue reading

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Paella Feast

During the wall building days we had been invited to Raegans Paella Feast in the Cabane de la Chase About a dozen of us there and Raegan’s father was Spanish so he knows how to make a great paella. Aperos … Continue reading

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Pujada Spain Meets France Fiesta

The Pujada happens every year when lots of Spanish and French folk trundle up to Port de Salau for exchanging of presents, singing and dancing and really just an excuse for a party. We have been once before quite a … Continue reading

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Trip to Cornwall

Breezy and I were fortunate enough to receive an invitation to a skiing friend’s wedding in Cornwall.  Simon and Lucy have been coming out to the chalet in Chamonix for about 5 years now.  We managed to drop off the … Continue reading

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A weekend of little jobs

Just a couple of pictures from the weekend before heading to Cornwall.  When in Sri Lanka we had “egg hoppers” for breakfast. These are a sort of pancake basket made with coconut batter with an egg dropped in and then … Continue reading

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ROCKS!

So since Scotty’s visit we have been doing lots of bits and pieces. One of the main jobs to get done before Cornwall is to get enough rocks for the wall we are planning to build with Clive on our … Continue reading

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Refuge D’Araing and Pic de Crabere

With such a great forecast we decided to head off into the hills for 2 days and booked into a refuge for a night. We had a superb time, not a cloud in the sky at all and 90 degrees … Continue reading

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Scotty and Famille To Stay

Scotty, Andy and the gang all arrived on Sunday after lunch, in sweltering heat they walked up the piste to us. It was fabulous to see them and for them to make the effort to come and find us on … Continue reading

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