Month: July 2014

Snow Much Fun!

Do you remember the first time you went skiing? The day you learnt how to walk in those giant moon boots, how to click said giant moon boots into those damn skis, how to snow plow and parallel and turn, how to glide off the ski lift without falling on your butt? Well, chances are, you used to be one of those two-year-old kids flying down the mountain with no poles, weaving through larger, clumsier adults. So skiing comes as naturally to you as walking. But this winter break, at the ripe old age of nineteen, I went skiing for the first time. And it was terrifying. I think it’s safe to say, when you’re first learning to ski, it’s very very very wise to take a lesson. And I’m no fool. I’d booked in a class on my first day at 11am. But alas, at 9am everyone was itching to ski, and my friends decided that it would be a wonderful idea to take me skiing first before the lesson. “It’s the easiest run!” …