Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lucy & Liam

This weekend we had the pleasure of the company of Lucy and Liam, who brought with them sunshine and blue skies for two full days. This weekend was also Chamonix’s stint as the hosts of the Freeride World Tour, a … Continue reading

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A walk

Recovering from an injury is a slow business when you live in the mountains. This is like giving up chocolate for Lent, only to be taken to Cadbury’s World as a treat. I make my daily excursion to the boulangerie, … Continue reading

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faire le ménage

A few days ago, we went to Annecy for my MRI*. The news was basically very good: no ruptures to the ligaments, just a bone contusion which should hopefully see me back on skis in a few weeks. “De toute facon, il … Continue reading

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on commence

It started with vin chaud. Almost exactly a year ago, on one of those perfect mountain days when the world is a dazzle of white mountains and blue skies, we finished an elated day of skiing with a stop at … Continue reading

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