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

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

Help the wounded Alpine Professionals

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I lived with a lovely lady this summer called Kim Richardson in Le Châble, Switzerland. Kim is a level 3 ISIA… Continue reading