Not sure if Chamonix is the pefect place to ski?

November 5, 2010 No comments yet

Here’s an inspiring film to get you into the ski mood at Chamonix.

Ski Club Summer Snowcast

August 27, 2010 No comments yet

Find out skiing tips on waterproofing your outer gear, the return of the British Snow Tour, and a sneek peek at next season\’s trends behind the scenes at the Ski+board fashion shoot.

Metro Ski & Snowboard Show Olympia London Oct 2009

October 23, 2009 No comments yet

Today I spent the day at the Metro Ski & Snowboard show in London to help promote an association from the valley that represents local home owners from Chamonix who wish to rent their studios, apartments and chalets directly to the public.

A look back at Tweehive

September 6, 2009 No comments yet

Yesterday was the last day of Tweehive…

Le Corbusier and Gaudi, architects inspired by bees

September 6, 2009 2 comments

More extract from The Hive: Throughout history, architects have emulated the building powers of bees using honeycomb motifs in their designs. This has continued into modern times, and has led architects in wildly different directions as they have tried again and again to transpose the spirit of the beehive on to human living space.

What supermarkets could learn from bees

September 5, 2009 No comments yet

Extracts from The Hive, by Bee Wilson. This passage is from chapter 1, Work, and contrasts the management of a supermarket with the partitioning of labour in the hive.

Why support the bees?

September 5, 2009 No comments yet

I was asked recently: “Why are you so bothered about bees?” I knew that these creatures were important to agriculture, but just how vital and at risk they were did not strike me until I did a little research on the internet.

Support the bees !

September 5, 2009 No comments yet

Today is the last day of the Tweehive campaign in support of the honeybee. Chalet Les Cîmes is participating by displaying the Tweehive flower for foraging bees to pollinate and collect nectar!

A hive of activity in support of Apis mellifera

August 9, 2009 No comments yet

More observant visitors to our website during Friday 7th August may have noticed the presence of a sprouting flower on the lower left hand side of our homepage – what was that all about?

The Lowdown on the Chamonix Buzz

July 6, 2009 No comments yet

Chamonix is a vibrant and exciting place, there´s no doubting it. Winter or Summer, it has a real buzz about it. And that buzz doesn´t just happen when people are enjoying the valley be it on holiday or during an extended stay. The buzz about Chamonix goes on before and after people visit Chamonix. So […]


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