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I spent the first two days of the new year with sister Helen sharing some very enjoyable skiing . The weather was again superb, full sunshine and clear skies. In fact the weather on Friday actually climbed up above zero, only just but we could feel the difference. I'm really pleased with my skiing; certainly not great but better than I've ever skied ...
New Year's Eve: a time for reflection, a time to commit to the future.
It's been a tough year, tough for me, my toughest ever, but it was tougher for Cate. There is so much I could say, but it's all been said before.
But here we are at NYE. It's another milestone which I thought was going to be hard for me. But 2015 offers a brand new untarnished year offering encouragement to 'move on'. I hate that term ...
... ski buses to and from parking areas to the other main ski areas. It is very well organised and very reasonably priced.
On our way back we deviated up to the top of the mountain which towers over Talloires, my hotel's village to view some unbelievably beautiful white and frozen countryside.
John and Helen continued their wonderful hospitality with dinner in their apartment accompanied by some excellent local wines.
... dinner at the local Talloires Café de la Place. Inside it looks very French and was full as usual with a friendly, happy and warm atmosphere prevailing. We come back here on Wednesday for a New Year's Eve party. In recent years Cate and I have always been in Wollombi on NYE enjoying great food and marvellous camaraderie next door at Bruno's restaurant. It will be interesting to compare..
... going to be challenging.
The pretty village of Thone with its amazing Christmas lights which we visited on the way home from our Christmas Eve dinner in La Clusaz was now heavy with snow so we returned after dark to see how it might have changed. It's a charming village and the snow certainly added more charm.
It was a day of comparisons. How the scenery had changed in just two or three ...