Pierre was strangely unavailable for the next couple of days so Joe Harkess from TDC ski school took over. Joe had a mad moustache and lots of stories about people getting injured but thankfully I was not one of them. He had me skiing down a sizeable ole slope by day two, swooping like a bird, so I was. The ocean can be peaceful and calming, but there is also a certain ambivalence. It can be beguiling, awe inspiring and…