Lockdown Life – A Wander with Wild Flowers & Wildlife

The only difference between Lockdown Life and Groundhog Day seems to be that the scene outside has changed. In the film, actor Bill Murray’s window opened daily on the same snowy landscape, although he was not in isolation. For us, seventy-two days into lockdown, the Alpine scenery has moved decisively from winter to spring. EvenContinue reading “Lockdown Life – A Wander with Wild Flowers & Wildlife”

Lockdown Life – 8,000ft Walkies to The Source of the River Lys

Let no-one call a Cavapoo frou-frou. “Did someone switch off the Matrix?” I asked Mark when he opened the shutters on the day. In a perfect metaphor for coronavirus lockdown, the entire world beyond our garden had vanished! All we could see was a grey emptiness; as though we were the only remaining oasis ofContinue reading “Lockdown Life – 8,000ft Walkies to The Source of the River Lys”

30s Site Review – Campsite Municipal Le Pelly, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Rhone Alps, France.

Spectacular Scenery; Walks, Waterfalls, Wildlife – & Those who Dare – Swim! Campsite Highlights Campsite Municipal le Pelly is at the head of the Giffre valley, just past Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval. Sixt is a small village, probably more correctly a defined as a group of hamlets. It is located in a remote part of the French Alps to theContinue reading “30s Site Review – Campsite Municipal Le Pelly, Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Rhone Alps, France.”