Category Archive: Travel

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

Japow to Concrete Peak

Well, it would be concrete if it were cold enough. Today is 23rd June. The shortest day of the year, in the Southern Hemisphere, has just slid by and we should be heading… Continue reading

Kia Ora!

Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand! I think there should be a competition between airlines for the most original safety video. If I were to judge the competition, the Air New Zealand’s clip would… Continue reading

Down Under

I’ve arrived in Queenstown, New Zealand, for season number 2 of 2016, and I am pretty excited. So excited in fact, that I decided to bake a cake; I have access to an… Continue reading

Japan in 33 Days

‘A few friends and I are going to hire a car and travel around Japan in the spring if you want to come?’ Without hesitation it was a yes from me. Travelling alone… Continue reading

Becoming Pro’s in Powder

And, that’s a wrap; I’ve dropped the last of the Pro Powder team at Kutchan station and sent them off on their travels before they head home. After the last drive in the… Continue reading

Moshi Moshi!

A habit I haven’t actually got into, but this saying (which sounds like ‘mushy mushy’) is what the Japanese say when answering the telephone. I think it’s a good representative of the slightly… Continue reading

Nagano Marathon – 6 weeks to go!

With a little over 6 weeks to go I have just…sprained my ankle. Whilst skiing in some slightly bumpy off piste terrain, I hit a ledge that I couldn’t see, my ski released… Continue reading

FebPOWuary

Except it’s raining. Hard. But, (ever the optimist) by the time this post is finished and live, I hope the snow will have returned and I will have skied some nipple deep powder.… Continue reading

Japanuary

What a start to 2016! *Warning this is quite a long post, but I can barely Skype my parents on a weekly basis, let alone blog more frequently… Nagano Marathon & Training On… Continue reading