Nobody Does It Better.

pop quiz: the lyric above is from what song and artist? clue: a singer songwriter who could not be accused of being vain.

Governments have now, pretty much closed all ski resorts. The worldwide release of the latest James Bond movie scheduled for 2nd April 2020 has been delayed, so we won’t see it until November.

As the world experiences strange times, perhaps we need Bond to save us!, let’s look at a couple of Bond’s best times on snow. For some, Roger Moore was the greatest Bond, whatever the arguments, he was certainly the greatest on skis. When Daniel Craig went to Solden, he didn’t even try.

There seems to be some debate on where the opening scene to ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ was filmed. Most commentators suggest that footage from more than one location was edited together.

Austria and Switzerland are top suggestions – do you know for sure?

What we can be sure of, as they now have a exhibition dedicated to all things Bond, is that the snow scenes in Spectre were filmed in Solden, Austria.

pop trivia: Carly Simon gave us ‘Nobody Does it Better‘, this was the theme to Roger Moore’s third outing as James Bond; the tenth in the franchise, in 1977.