Archive for January, 2015


The snow’s a bit thin but fun was still had!! And, some great skiing was found.

January 15, 2015

The second weekend in January saw Alan Lawless returning to the chalet with his engineer friends from upp North (Preston area to be precise). They were joined by some new guests from the opposite end of England. Margaret Turgoose and her girlfriends arrived in the chalet from nr. Exeter, Devon. They had tried to come, one time before and this time made it to ensure we all had a great weekend!!

It really can be a small, old world. Margaret, Sarah and Sam all live in the same small village of a friend who I’ve known for years, from the days we used to share a house in London in the mid 1980’s. Thanks for the recommendation Liz, I think it’s time you paid us a visit once more – insist you come with the girls next time!!

It is always great when you have two separate groups who’ve never met before gel so well together, you’d have thought they had known each other for years!!

A great atmoshere and ambiance ensued all weekend as shown by these pics!



Pre Xmas and New Year at Chalet Margaritka

January 3, 2015

Before Xmas we were joined by Costin Mihaila (a former colleague) and Eunice his partner. Hadn’t seen Costin for a while so it was great to do some skiing with him. We had a good time despite a lack of snow – hope you don’t hold it against us Costin?

And, for New Year the Stubbins family arrived who’ve become firm favourites with us and (we hope with them!!) plus their friends the Hawkins family and Alison Stonham and Kev Driver (also, firm favourites at the chalet!!). The guys were extremely lucky because just before they arrived the heaven’s opened and more than 30 cms of snow fell in the village alone. This meant skiing conditions became just great overnight.

The pictures tell the story – everyone enjoyed themselves!!