Will Randall reads his hilarious account of a ski season in the French Alps.
Abridged and produced by Jane Greenwood.Will has been persuaded to join a group of his former students in the small Alpine resort of Mont St Bernard.
Hopelessly unfashionable, and a very rusty skier, he wonders how can he possibly compete with these cool dudes and their limitless capacity for après-ski.
Heroically fighting off an après-ski hangover, Will competes in an epic battle with a chicken on the slopes.
Feeling confident after a few weeks on the slopes, Will makes the mistake of tackling a tricky ski lift, narrowly avoids arrest in a Geneva bank, and enjoys an Alpine Christmas.
Will has been persuaded to help out his friend Aubrey as a chalet girl for a group of bankers on a team-building exercise.
Will finds himself accidentally competing in the end-of-season men's downhill race, and bids goodbye to his friends in the resort of Mont St Bernard.