10 things I learnt from doing a season

I won’t wax lyrical about how incredible doing a season is. There are many who would take one look at the lifestyle and run a mile – and rightly so. Living with 34 boys under one dilapidated chalet roof? Waking up to thudding bass at 3am? Pulling collarbone clavicles from too much snowboarding? No thanks, […]

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Guests: the good, the bad and the ugly

I took this job because people fascinate me. And whilst we say to most guests that we get a diverse range of people coming to stay, it’s a lie. It’s 99% white middle class British. But it would be an insult to say they’re similar. Every guest we’ve hosted has their little idiosyncrasies, the good, […]

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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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Girls just want to have fun

“Did anything… Happyn?” Asks Ben, with a sly wink to David, who’s scrolling through the various dating apps on his phone.

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Poo in the face

Four weeks ago, I dragged my overstuffed suitcase through a gaggle of hooded smokers to a battered chalet door. Someone barked the code and I clumsily punched it in, falling up the step.

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I quit my dream job

How often do we stop and look at our lives? Can you step back and see it objectively? I tried. I stepped back and saw several things.

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