Arctic-Mummy in chocolate heaven!

On Saturday I completed my 4th challenge – chocolate making! This was my birthday present from John, a half day session for 2, learning how to make posh chocs! I met my eldest sister, Nicki, bright & early in Arlesford for a coffee before heading to Chocolatecraft’s workshop at Upton Farm. To begin with we learnt Read More…

Mountain Biking – Wet & Wild

As I have been told, I am bit behind the curve with my training for the 50km Stonehenge bike ride – but I think that this has been consistent for all my challenges (except chocolate making) which is the result of doing 12 challenges in 12 months …… it is all part of the experience! Last Read More…

Challenges 4 & 5

I am now back on track with my 12 challenges for 2013. The fourth challenge – chocolate making is on the 20th April. I am an expert chocolate eater, so feel I need no preparation for this challenge, especially after all the Easter chocolate! The fifth challenge however is looming fast & as I have Read More…

Snow Shoeing with the Lammergeier

Yesterday was an amazing day, snow shoeing in the mountains. Mark & I started from the village of Pralognan where we took 2 chair lifts up the mountain to Pont de la Gliere. It was a cold overcast day with winds blowing up to 40km/hr. We started at just over 2000m and climbed steadily upwards Read More…

Arctic-Mummy is back in the Snow!

 It has been 2 years since I had a real opportunity to play in the snow, so I have been really looking forward to my third challenge this year – snow shoeing in Meribel, and it has not disappointed! for anybody who likes walking, particularly nordic walking this is a great winter sport. whilst the Read More…