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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:)
... weird. I kept freaking out that I was going to miss the chance to grab my skis before the bubble disappeared. Skiing in Verbier is much higher than La Ros, Las Attelas is 2750ish not the 2250 I'm used to. It's a lot busier here too.
I was hoping for a gentle start to my season, a poddle about on the greens and maybe some blues to start. Yeah well that didn't happen! Straight onto reds. I pretty much stacked it on every run. A particularly good one ...
... 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 ...
Not wanting to leave the beautiful mountain countryside just yet, I continued on to Leysin to undertake an impressive attempt to jog up La Berneuse (2048m). Not so impressively, I utterly failed. Almost immediately. About 3 jogged steps up the steep trail I re-evaluated my overly-ambitious plan and decided that a brisk hike was actually a far better plan for ...