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Snowboarding: Courchevel & Les 3 Vallees

February 11, 2012 0

“Les 3 Vallées”, The Three Valleys in France, are made up most famously of Courchevel, Meribel, and Val Thorens, and is one of the largest ski area’s in the world.  So it should come as […]

Snowboarding: Chamonix

February 5, 2012 1

An American friend emailed me recently saying she hadn’t known what “off-piste” was, and since I’d mentioned it quite a few times, she Googled it and discovered its what Americans refer to as “backcountry”. Chamonix […]

Snowboarding: Val d’Isere

January 28, 2012 0

I’d never been to Val d’Isere before, and many people seem to hold it in a slightly negative light and hail it as an expensive rich kids hangout… but with my sister Helen already waiting […]

Snowboarding: Edmonds Snow Holiday 2011

March 22, 2011 0

Les Arcs, France, part of the Paradiski ski area, one of the largest ski area’s in the world, and I was going. This was to be an entirely different snowboarding holiday from the first – […]

Snowboarding: “All the Gear and No idea”

January 22, 2011 0

Morzine-Avoriaz, France  Snowboarding: “All the gear and no idea” 22nd January 2011 “All the gear and no idea”, that was me.  I must have looked lost and out of place that first day.  While I […]

Tartan Army: Karma

October 20, 2007 0

8th September 2007 – Scotland 3 – 1 Lithuania 12th September 2007 – France 0 – 1 Scotland Karma?  I was never a big believer in it until 2007.  Scotland were to play Lithuania at […]