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

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