This year the Swiss non-profit Innocence in Danger took their annual fundraiser up the mountain to the top of the Wasserngrat. The "Legends Party", co-sponsored by Crédit Suisse and three anonymous donors, kicked off with a rock’n’roll greeting at the bottom of the ski lift and carried on up the mountain.
Like in the olden days, in the morning I go shopping with my basket, filled with a bottle of fresh milk and warm croissants. After a fine day on the slopes I arrive on skis at the garden of Chalet Dorfflue, constructed with antique boiserie. My days are filled with off-piste skiing, hockey, and ice skating on Launeensee in this winter. Life is a wonder.
After an intense double jubilee year for the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy, new forces and resources are being poured into the 2017 season. This year's program is also packed with surprises and highlights, as well as several news items that were announced at the annual general assembly.