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

18th Nagano Marathon 2016

I can’t believe it’s over. Done! 42.195km around Nagano, Japan. What an experience it was, and an eventful weekend… Travelling to and from Nagano My plane was delayed, due to wind. I could… Continue reading

6 Days to go; roll on Nagano!

Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone who has donated to the Kees Brenninkmeyer Foundation. So far I have raised $688.25 USD. You’re all superstars! You can find a record of all donations… 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