On the way back I also
managed to fit in ‘track 20. Escape From Piz Gloria’ and ‘track 21.
Bobsled Chase’ before arriving back down again in Murren.
That night the hotel were
laying on their special ‘Spaghetti Evening’ held in the public restaurant
as opposed to our normal table in the dining room. This was open to the
general public, who paid, and the actual hotel guests who of course
didn’t! What this entailed was eating spaghetti with an offer of 10
choices of sauces ranging from the standard Bolognese to ones consisting
of shell fish, pine nuts, chilli and many other mouth-watering flavours.
It was at this event that we finally got to meet our elusive, but very
talented chef. This was obviously a popular event as the restaurant was
quite crowded. This proved to be a one of the best evenings I shared with
Nick, just talking. Both of us talking animatedly about James Bond, of
course, films generally and just about anything and everything that took
our fancy. All this in between going up for second helpings as well as
trying out the various dishes on offer and knocking back large glass after
large glass of their strong beer!
Slightly drunk we left
the restaurant and headed for another good night’s sleep in preparation
for our last day on the slopes.
Friday we awoke to
another fine day, and although feeling somewhat jaded from yesterday
evenings ‘session’ we were both keen to make the most of the day. After
another of the hotel’s fortifying breakfasts, with extra cups of black
coffee, it was time to make the small trek up to the school for the final