"It's snowing," said Julie triumphantly.
"Yes, we can see it out of the window," we replied.
Turns out she meant it's snowing in The Alps. Which means one thing: ski season is underway.
Julie got the news courtesy of the excellent folk at Inghams, who posted news online and kindly allowed us to share the video, as seen above,
We now wonder if their correspondents must see out every winter, barometer in one hand and Thermos in the other until the first flakes fall.
We salute their dedication, and invite you to book for the slopes when you're ready.