Author Archives: Batale

About Batale

I am an aspiring writer - though since I haven't written anything original in about 2 years, so calling me a writer is like calling a man who makes dinner every night a 5 star chef. I started this blog to force me to write. From the 1st January 2013, I intend to update this blog every day. If nothing interesting happens, I'll write about something that does interest me, whether that is a movie, a book, something I've heard about, or even some of my stories growing up.

11 September 2017 – Hidden Rush

Despite being called in yesterday, the Rendezvous was dead.  We barely had any customers despite the weather clearing up – the guests the bosses predicted just didn’t show. Turns out, they were waiting for today. We only had Fries, Grill … Continue reading

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9th September 2017 – The Blackcomb Ascent

Yesterday Whistler was deluged by constant rain, so I spent my day catching up with my blog and some other writing.  Today I’m working at the Feast again, but I want to do something with my morning.  When I look … Continue reading

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6th September 2017 – Not Again…

It’s back… So on the fifth there was a fire in Pemberton.  Nothing big but enough to make the sky smoky.  The next day the smoke from down South has made its way to us, and there’s a giant smoke … Continue reading

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4th September 2017 – Farewell Chairlift

Today is kind of a sad day.  Since the traffic is way down and hours are being cut, it’s no longer financially feasible to have both Whistler Gondola and the Wizard Chair running.  So as of tomorrow, our chair lift … Continue reading

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3rd September 2017 – Labour Day

It’s the last weekend of summer!  On the 5th the chairlifts on Blackcomb will be shut down and we’ll have to travel via Peak to Peak to work, while traffic will slow to a crawl, and staff will have to … Continue reading

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1st September 2017 – The High Note Trail

Now that I’ve recovered from the Plague that knocked me out flat for a week, I am getting up this stupid trail even if it kills me.  I’m working the Feast shifts on the 2nd, so I need to do … Continue reading

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30th August 2017 – Zoolympics

This morning I have to be at the chairlift half an hour early, as I’ve agreed to help clean Glacier View Lodge’s dish pit and kitchen walls.  They’ve recently had all the kitchen floors redone, which meant all of the … Continue reading

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