Mark Charlton


Someone once described me as a polymath; I had to look it up. But I guess it fits: father, writer, painter, kayaker, cyclist, thinker, collector, nature lover, adopted Welshman, one time climber and occasional saxophonist.

I'm blessed with three boys and a wonderfully supportive wife; I split my life between Wales, which has been my home, on and off, for more than twenty years and France where I spend increasing amounts of my time. I'm lucky at work too, with a flexible job in communications that gives me (almost) enough time to spend on the things that really matter.

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The Refuge de Platé

Article · 7 Sep 2019

A night of fires and celebration at the Refuge de Platé in the Haute Savoie

Writer and blogger Mark Charlton visits the Refuge de Platé in the Haute Savoie on a night of fires and celebration.

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