Byron Is Back

Cast your mind back, if you will, to June of 1816 – “The Year without a Summer”. Europe is on the road to rebuilding itself after the Napoleonic Wars, and a young Lord George Gordon Byron has fled Great Britain in the midst of scandal and debt. He travelled up the Rhine towards the Alps,

Pertisau’s Literary Fascination – The Chalet School

‘The Chalet School’ didn’t ring any bells whatsoever when Lee, a previous representative in the Achensee, told me that I had to know something about the novel’s connection to Pertisau, before I were to arrive in resort. As a child, I was an avid reader of the girls at St Claire’s, Malory towers and Enid