Morzine’s most wanted

Like bees to a honeypot of opportunities, young entrepreneurs are flocking to Morzine to ignite their startups. These bright young things are spotting gaps in the ski industry – branded clothing, rental equipment, new apps and inventions… the mountains aren’t just a playground for snowsports, they’re a marketplace to test out the next big thing. […]

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The Colour Carnival

On top of Mont Chéry mountain, under a blazing blue sky, dancers stomp their splattered ski boots in the snow and throw clouds of colour into the air. Everyone is laughing – their white teeth in stark contrast to their rainbowed faces. A French DJ works the deck with alchemic skill, at his command his dancing […]

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The inevitable injury

“So, theez iz your shoulderrr.” The Doctor rolls his diagnosis at me, pointing at my X-ray…

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The Garden Party

I race up to my room and throw open the window shutters – the balcony is packed with housemates, all cradling beers and wearing ski jackets against the cold…

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Our chef quit. Shit.

There’s no self-raising flour in France. Somehow, the country famed for its artisan bread and crackling baguettes has learnt the secret to baking without it.

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