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Old Bloke that doesn't know when to stop

Ski touring with Alex in Chamonix

I am back in Chamonix for a long weekend with Alexander. A quick for four days, of skiing and ski touring.  I have booked into an AirB&B and Alex is staying with Chris his best man from his wedding last … Continue reading

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A long wait at the airport & I’m sick again :-(

We are now back from skiing. We left the apartment at 4:45am on Saturday. It was snowing and had been for some time. The journey started badly, there was a coach stuck on the small climbed up to our apartment. … Continue reading

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Skiing in Val Thorens again

Bettie and I are back in Val Thorens for another “Escape Christmas” ski holiday. We have been going on holidays over Christmas and New Year for the last 25 years. There are two reasons for this: We like to ski … Continue reading

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A Lovely Walk in Burnham Beeches

Yesterday (Sunday), Bettie and I had a walk in the Beeches, with Alex and Beth who have  recently extended there family, with Suzie, who came from a Dog Rescue. The weather was lovely and the colours in the Beeches at … Continue reading

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A weekend in Cornwall

Beth and I are having a short break in the West country. We are having a short tour of places we might want to move to in the few years. Although our recent France trip left us with some great … Continue reading

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Day 53 – Lyon for three Days

Shock horror😨😵😱, Bettie and I decided that we needed a curry after our exploits. So we did a bit of research on Google and decided that we would visit the Karachi restaurant. It had a lot of good reviews and … Continue reading

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Day 52 – I’ve been thrown off the tour for taking a train!!!

Yes our tour by bike has come to an end:-( Today we are taking a train to Lyon to spend a few days in a Hotel enjoying the city, before Alexander flies us home.  We discussed options of riding today … Continue reading

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