Apologies, Part 2 has been a VERY long time coming! We are at the half point stage of our hitchhike adventure from London to Morocco – catch up on Part One. Day 4 The Lowdown and Drivers After a nights stay at my friend Jay’s house from a previous ski season, we were back on […]Read More
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It was a dark, bitterly cold night when I arrived in Ardent on the last week of November. The flickering glow of lights from the dozen or so wooden chalets in the village providing the only light. It was my very first ski season in 2007. I was 22. And I had never been to […]Read More
March After the deep snow and freezing temperatures of December and January, March was a welcome lightness. As we left for work in the mornings, the sun was now emerging over the mountains, the afternoon sunshine lasting low into the afternoon allowing lazy pre-work snoozes in a piste side bar before heading back the chalet to cook […]Read More
After promising myself to do monthly updates from the Alps, the weeks slipped past. Days were filled with work, snowboard, work. Wednesday’s were typically a full day snowboarding or sleeping off work. So my photos have piled up and I’m now sat here at my desk back home, back out of the ski season bubble […]Read More
And sometimes, the mountains call you back for another season, despite your words from five years ago that my season days were over. And you oblige. I applied for my fifth season on a whim after living a relatively settled life back home for almost two years. Normal life wasn’t cutting it, it was time […]Read More
The story January. The month for big ideas, wild plans, new beginnings. A weekday evening, middle of the month, a group of friends gathered for dinner. Fran, a previous ski season colleague casually mentioned she was probably going to hitchhike to Morocco from London sometime this year and extended an open invitation to the group. The […]Read More