Stuck in lockdown in a deserted ski resort in Italy, we have had to revise our parameters – and not just because of coronavirus. Continue reading “Lockdown Life – Carvings, Chamois & A Change of Perspective “
Everyone knows Wayne.
On our way to Romania, we stopped at a campsite in rural Hungary. The owner was British. He knew Wayne.
One evening, as we were watching Ben Fogle’s documentary Harbour Lives on TV, Wayne popped up on our screen. It came as no surprise.
The first part of this post is the story; scroll down for technical details.
Prior to joining Mark on 4am starts, I loved to begin my working day in bed with a cup of tea and a book. It felt like a stolen moment; half an hour of ‘me’ time to collect myself before I had to face the daily scramble of dashing around the country to earn a living, variously selling blood banks, laser particle counters and high performance liquid chromatography systems.
Since we gave up work, morning is one of our favourite times. Having left behind the world of targets, deadlines and stress, it feels so luxurious to wake up naturally and ease ourselves into the day without rushing.
What? You’ve never seen the mountains green? You’re missing out! A woman once said, “Everyone should spend a summer holiday in a ski resort.” That woman was me.
I guarantee that the slopes in summer will offer at least as many thrills as they do in winter, the same stunning scenery – and wonderful wildlife if you’re lucky. Not only that, taking your summer holidays in a winter wonderland will help you to make the most of your time on the snow, perhaps in ways that you have never considered.
This is the second guest blog that I have written as an ambassador for Ratoong, the No 1 platform for skiers and snowboarders to search and rate ski resorts.
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