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Ski guiding in Meribel France with British ski instructors
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Funny times

Posted on
February 4, 2009

What a bizarre week it's been. Harriet's visit this weekend was longer than originally planned. I was able to spend a couple of afternoons after work free-skiing with her and friends, a rare treat. Sunshine and great conditions enhanced our enjoyment.

Harriet left Méribel on Monday morning to go back to work at Jaguar Land Rover, only to return in resort again ten hours later. Her flight from Geneva into Birmingham was cancelled, something to do with heavy snow falls in the UK. How odd, the UK has ground to a halt after just "a few centimetres" of snow. It's all too easy for us out here to chuckle about such problems, when in the Alps life goes on as normal in such eventualities.

The snow conditions here continue to be very good. We've had some very high winds yet again recently, but this time the slopes haven't been affected anywhere near as much as earlier on in the season. The photos of Jonathan, taken yesterday, demonstrate this.

I've skied with Sparkie for a few mornings this week. We've been together now for three winters, and it's so nice to see her develop technique and confidence each visit. I've lost count the amount of times where skiing can be compared to other sports, one of which is her main sport, eventing (serious horse-riding!) Sparkie is also one of a group on holiday together.She loves having lessons before catching up with the others in the group for more skiing. And then later being part of discussions about ski technique, ski psychology, going for it (!?!) and all the other stuff that we tend to talk about in the evening.

What's to look forward to in the next few days? We are due some more snow again. Plus, I've just had my first boot fitting for alpine ski boots in the last two winters. How did it go? How will they feel? I'll let you now in the next post. 

Enjoy your snow in the UK.

Martin

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