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2017_10 Verbier, Switzerland

When I was checking my email at the airport this morning, I received an email from my teammate from Nagano saying that yesterday's miso soup was made with freshly harvested natural nameko. It was 6 a.m. on the tenth day of my stay when I felt a slight sense of murderous intent.

I can't help but feel like he's working hard just because he loves France, but if he could come to France once a year, he'd import helmets or mushrooms.
Fly from Paris to Geneva and take the train to Verbier.

There are places I visit that call out to me for various reasons. I went to the head office of FACTION, a proud European freeski brand, where a colleague from my time at NORRØNA had moved. He said he wanted to discuss various things in Japan, so I said, ``Hoihoi.''

Although I'm not running the brand (it wasn't that big), my friends are now running the brand successfully. We had a lot of conversations and discussed a lot of ideas, and I think we were able to create an opportunity to create the present together. I believe that even if it doesn't lead to my work right away, traveling will lead me to the next answer.

Unexpectedly, the first snow of the year was in Switzerland.

hodaka