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Jeannie Righton, sister of Maggie & Austen, died tragically early aged 67 following a massive stroke in South Africa on Tuesday April 13 2024. South Africa was her happy place and luckily it was quick. She first came to Verbier in 1975 to work as a chalet girl for Chris Kenyon Chalet Holidays. The following […]
From L to R: Niall Donaldson, Caroline Judd, Rob Hartley, Lucy Macswiney
Postcard from Camille to Maurice Filliez, Bruson Bagnes from the Montreux Palace Hotel. No date, but probably between 1915 and 1920 Y
Postcard to Maurice Filliez (great grandfather of Philippe May) from Camille (not sure of last name) from a hotel in London (we think Maurice worked there a few years based on other papers) Dated 16 August 1915. Great old connection between England and the Val de Bagnes!
I don’t understand the date on the back of this one. Nor do I know who it is. But we have the bicycle, which Philippe’s mom always told us was one of the first bicycles in Bagnes. I also have the license plates for the bike and if I remember correctly they go back to […]

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