This is one of Val d’Isère’s 650-odd snow cannons. Making snow. The white things in the background are mountains. The blue bit is the sky.
If you wonder why we are stating the obvious, it is because some of our subscribers seem to be having problems with their eyesight or their screens. When we posted a photo on Friday of our delicious banana tatin, three people emailed in to ask why we were serving kippers with ice cream! Admittedly two of them were from Yorkshire, and had possibly never seen a banana tatin, and the other was from Paisley, and had probably never seen a banana, but from now on we’re keeping it simple.