posted: 28-07-2014
 - Courchevel Enquirer
In the news recently a certain blonde Olympic bronze medalist had her Macbook air stolen. Looking past the fact that she left this expensive computer in the car, in London, the most valuable part of the computer was not the aluminium unibody laptop but her Olympic photos stored on the hard drive.

Over the years I have had many people who have lost their life history as

posted: 15-07-2014
 - Courchevel Enquirer
Anyone who has a car in Courchevel knows how hard it is to find a parking space, which won’t get your car towed.
One such spot was half way down the rue de plantret. On a tight bend half way down there was usually guaranteed a space with excellent access to the piste and the plantret chair lift.
No longer!
In its place are some new Opac apartments. A total of 72 are be

posted: 12-05-2014
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If you ask most people about luxury brands like Apple or Oakley they will say you are paying more for the name like a “tax”.
In this case when Ferrari co-ordinates a range of special Oakleys you end up paying a double tax! (if you buy from Ferrari instead of Oakley).
In these days of the internet you would think that companies should check what the product there are a

posted: 01-05-2014
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Several years ago Geneva airport had a large, and much needed, renovation. Part of this makeover included a very nice new sun terrace and restaurant village. This included a Starbucks and Burger king. Sounds good so far but probably because airport rents are so much higher than normal means the prices of the food is higher than normal. An example a Whopper meal is 16.50 Sw

posted: 20-01-2014
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no wait, I can find a slight pulse. Wait the mairie signed a DNR. TOD 2014.

In years of old after any dump of snow, a good barometer of how busy the resort is is how long the queues for Biollay are. Despite being upgraded from a 4 to 6 man chair the reasoning is the same. 5-10 minutes being the norm. 15+ mins when it’s REALLY busy. On Wednesday at 10.30am I managed to

posted: 18-01-2014
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For those of you who don’t know. Former Courchevel seasonnaire X who writes under the pseudonym of Belle de Neige as recently published a book aptly titled Tales of Catastrophe, Sex and Squalor from the Alpine Underbelly. Her unique (and by unique I mean her honest hilarious potty mouth) style as she recounts stories from her seasons working in private chalets in Courchev