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Ski Club 2014 Part 1 – MORZINE

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Debbie Does A Blog. One good thing about getting older is the creation of traditions, and one which I have embraced whole heartidly is my annual ski club trip, which started years ago with a small trip with my university mates to Meribel, 7 years later the tradition has grown and I have just come back from biggest ski trip yet, 22 friends in one chalet in Morzine, France...Read on ,

How To Be A... Mountain Brewer

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Let’s be honest – you’re never going to live a happier existence than when you’re a seasonnaire. You get to live in the mountains with a guaranteed group of friends, never-ending party scene and endless shredding. The only downside? The jobs. From cleaning floors to peeling potatoes, generally the work is, well, pretty shit. However, there are some lucky souls who land themselves dream seasonal jobs. Whitelines tell us some of the raddest jobs the mountains have to offer…..

Meet Chrigl Luthy – Brewer...Read on Read more at http://whitelines.com/features/interviews/how-to-be-a-mountain-brewer.html#XQRtCoRbdg52GhDX.99 Let’s be honest – you’re never going to live a happier existence than when you’re a seasonnaire. You get to live in the mountains with a guaranteed group of friends, never-ending party scene and endless shredding. The only downside? The jobs. From cleaning floors to peeling potatoes, generally the work is, well, pretty shit. However, there are some lucky souls w…

British Ski Instructors Arrested in France

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Earlier this week an English ski instructor, Simon Butler, was arrested in the French resort of Megève along with six of his employees, for allegedly teaching without the correct paperwork. The proceedings already appear to have ignited long-smoldering resentments between local and UK business owners in the French Alps.  Read on..
It’s quite hard to tell exactly what happened. Although The Daily Mail and Telegraph have both jumped on the story – gleaning quotes from excited UKIP politicians, Boris the Menace and the usual anti-EU brigade – there are so far no clues as to what documents the ski school was lacking or why precisely they were targeted.

Read more at http://whitelines.com/news/british-ski-instructors-arrested-in-france.html#SHmKYsP2BYADfUaT.99