Journal

January '13

Taking A Day Off (Diary 14.)

Taking A Day Off (Diary 14.)

Although having woken up this morning to a gorgeous day, I have decided to rest and take the day off.

Although having woken up this morning to a gorgeous day, I have decided to rest and take the day off. I can’t remember the last day when we haven’t woken up early and skied all day. I think my cold is finally on its way out, so this could be...

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January '13

Thanks for the Snow (Diary 13.)

Thanks for the Snow (Diary 13.)

The request for more snow was answered.

The request for more snow was answered. This meant some days of shredding only powder were required and very much enjoyed. However, I don’t think it has benefitted my cold. The resort feels dead with no one but the locals and the seasonaires around; which is nice because the lifts...

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January '13

The Bug (Diary 12.)

The Bug (Diary 12.)

I thought I had been able to avoid the bug that seems to be spreading round between our neighbours...

I thought I had been able to avoid the bug that seems to be spreading round between our neighbours, but it has finally got me. So now, all those except the people who have already recovered and are well again are skiing round the mountain pistes, through the park and...

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January '13

Carnage (Diary 11.)

Carnage (Diary 11.)

So, New Years was carnage.

So, New Years was carnage. There must have been a couple thousand people in the centre,(12 thousand according to the newspapers), all spraying champagne, beer and any other alcoholic beverage one can think of. I saw fireworks being launched from people’s hands; naked dudes scaling the lamp posts and people...

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