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... and we eventually won back my soggy washing.
A productive day at work, got lots of my jobs crossed off the list-hurrah! Yummy staff dinner from the No 14 kitchen of creamy mushroom pasta-sounds a bit dull? it really wasn't!
Massaging my boss tomorrow, hope he still thinks I'm worth it!
Snow is coming down like snowbodies business. Getting a good base on the pistes. . .apparantly:)
... piste so not too shabby for a first day out. Decided (ok legs demanded) to call it a day at 1pm. Took the bus home from Le Rouge back home.
Sadly I wasn't brave enought to take my camera out today so there are no amazing piccies to accompany this-sorry folks! but I'm sure there will be plenty more opportunites.
Although after 3 hours on the slopes I still have no idea which runs are which,where I was or where I should be aiming for in future-ah well!
... manifique' several times to not altogether bad!
Walked home with Beth who has been making the No14 christmas tree look beautiful. The whole chalet is going to look so stunning when they have finished. We had a 'ready,steady cook'style dinner of random things we found in the fridge and cupboards. Result? a really rather good dolcelatte risotto.
Early to bed as we are heading up the hill tomorrow morning!
... thai crab cakes and mini tartiflette. Once we are sat at the impecably laid table the starter is marinated mackeral filets on wasabi puree, followed by the most incredible roast belly pork on parsnip puree with parsnip crisps-incredible! The only thing I left on the plate was the cracking, not because it wasn't tasty but for fear of shooting it across the table into the lap of our ettiquette teacher-I figured that might not be a good thing. Then whipped brie de meaux with the ...
... mile roundtrip jaunt.
My stay in Leysin was short, mostly due to the fact that tourist towns outside of tourist season are awfully creepy... especially when you have a 20 person hostel completely to yourself and an owner that is far too excited to have someone staying there. The two night original plan quickly turned into an overnight stop and go.