Category Archives: French life

a precious, fleeting gift

All of sudden, there was snow. Last week, we were gazing at the bare pistes anxiously and checking the weather forecast religiously; one neighbour had promised snow by the end of November, while another said there would be none before … 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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