Category Archive: Travel

Nice to…Antibes!

On Sunday I tried to run from Nice to Cannes in the Alpes Maritimes Marathon. I stopped at kilometre 24 in Antibes. I’ve started, stopped, deleted and re-started this post repeatedly. I can’t… Continue reading

Cycling around Lac Léman

In 2011 (I think!), I was persuaded into cycling around Lac Léman/Lake Geneva. This is a 170-200km bike ride depending on what route you take. It’s a looong way. I was pretty hesitant.… Continue reading

Tour des Dents du Midi

Les Dents du Midi are based in Switzerland and can be seen from nearly all of Les Portes du Soleil resorts, particularly the Swiss ones such as Champéry, Champoussin and Les Crosets. We… Continue reading

Goodbyes & New Beginnings

Aaaand that’s a wrap! My time in Queenstown and New Zealand has come to an end. I’ve been away for just over 10 months, and it is time to go home. I’ve managed… Continue reading

Spring time down South

Wah! Two weeks left! I currently have very mixed feelings about saying goodbyes, coming ‘home’ and excited to see friends and family (and Marmite, our gorgeous flat coat!) – always on an emotional… Continue reading

Back on Piste

I’m back on skis, back teaching and back into a healthier routine for my last few weeks in Queenstown. Score! My body is still trying to grow a wing and fly (maybe it… Continue reading

Off Games

These words haunt me still from my school days. Now, the words ‘off games’ aren’t used so much as just, ‘rest’. Change the record! It’s my own fault. I really need to get… Continue reading

Fat fluffy flakes falling on my face

Thank you to Addie for the ingenious title. #loveallitteration It SNOWED! Coronet Peak is nearing the end of its third week back open. It’s looking a hundred times healthier and providing us snow… Continue reading

A week on and off my skis

On my skis The Mountain – Coronet Peak is still closed. Yup, this is a sad fact, BUT the team up there have been working really hard to get the slopes looking a… Continue reading

NZONESkyDive Queenstown

Seven years ago my brother was in New Zealand. He jumped out of a plane. He went and did a bungy jump, or several. And did other silly, money munching, adrenaline pumping activities.… Continue reading