She knelt in the middle of the slope. A centimetre of snow, still falling, lay on top of the hard-pack like a handful of feathers on a rock. It had been pretty at first, but now the wind was picking up…

I’ve written a new short story for BBC Radio 4, called “About the Mountain”, which will be broadcast today, Friday 10th June, at 15.45. Tune in then, or go here to the BBC iPlayer to listen later on.

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