Monthly Archives: November 2009

My number 1 gadget for 2009

I’ve got to say from the off that I’m not a gadget freak, but I’ve started uploading exercise data from my Garmin to the GPSies website and it’s pretty amazing. The screenshot below shows data from a late Autumn bike … Continue reading

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Skinning up la Grande Motte

We set about building the chimneys for le Miroir chalet this week and made good progress. My daughter was racing in Tignes last Saturday so I decided to skin up from Val Claret to the top of la Grande Motte … Continue reading

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Fresh Powder in Tignes

We’ve managed to get the roof watertight on the chalet in le Miroir, a relief to have that done before winter really sets in. And that’s pretty much it for major building news this week. On the skiing front, my … Continue reading

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Le Miroir chalet – building progress and techie wizardy

It’s been getting wintry this week with a fair bit of wet snow, and having got the main beams up we’ve had to hold back on getting the roof on the chalet, although the beam structure is giving a real … Continue reading

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