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Archives for March 2016

La Plagne

Six weeks after our trip to La Rosière, I found myself on the exact same MAN-LYS flight heading out for another week of sliding down snowy mountains.

This time, La Plagne.  Big resort, lots of snow, plenty of blue runs to keep me entertained.  Most of the week was beautiful sunshine, and of course the scenery is lovely:

After boot related pain and suffering somewhat spoilt my week in La Rosière,  I invested in my own boots - and luckily for me, mid March counts as end of season sale so in theory I saved a bit of money.  They're so much... continue reading »

Hillside Brewery tour

I am not really a beer person.  However, the boyfriend really is!  This means I get plenty of opportunities to sample a wide range of whatever fancy real ale he's drinking.  I can at least tell the difference, and recently I've started occasionally having fruit beer (in small quantities, slowly), but that's about my limit.

So when he was given a voucher for a brewery tour at Hillside Brewery in the Forest of Dean, I wasn't too fussed about joining him.  But he needed a driver, so off we both went.

First up, the actual brewery tour.  Everything was explained, from... continue reading »