The snow has finally arrived!


Wow! I hadn’t realised it had been quite so long since my last post, but, the most important thing has happened, last night, the snow arrived. You’ll see in the following two photos the difference between snow and no snow, which to a place like the Chamonix Valley that hugely relies upon it for tourism, […]

Did I let an Ipad steal my child?

ipads stealing children

I am writing this post more to reflect my experience that actually as some sort of opinion piece, but over the last couple of weeks, I have really had my eyes opened.. I was, like the majority of parents before they have kids, not going to succumb to the Ipad ‘babysitter’- you know, that thing […]

Chamonix- one week on!


Well, technically nine days, but what is a day or two between friends? I finally arrived here, Little Dude and dog in tow, last Friday after taking the ferry and then the looong drive with an over night stop-off at an Ibis in Dijon.  I decided to do an overnight stop initially because I didn’t […]