My BASI story

I’ve done it! I’ve finally completed the British Association of Snowsport Instructors level 4 International Ski Teacher Diploma. I still can’t quite believe I’ve finally done it. Here’s my story as an example… Continue reading

Time is precious. Waste it wisely.

Rest. I hate resting. I like to use my time constructively; to always be doing something that is productive and that gets me somewhere. To me, having a nap is wasting time. I… Continue reading

Free your heel, free your mind

1st March: a day of great excitement for the world of Telemarking; it is World Telemark Day. To celebrate today, Nendaz’s Telemark instructors were providing free tuition, rental shops were providing discounted rates… Continue reading

Nutty for Nutella

Tomorrow is World Nutella Day. Seriously. It has its own website, Facebook page, and is even registered on the ‘Days of the Year’ website – http://www.nutelladay.com/   I only discovered this after ‘Googling’… Continue reading

Making a dent in La Dent

Thank you Jamie for the title. La Dent de Nendaz (the tooth of Nendaz) overlooks the village and the slopes of Nendaz. It is a mountain that I should have probably climbed long… Continue reading

Energy Bars

I’ve made granola type energy bars before with oats, seeds, dried fruit and honey but as I have oats for breakfast on most days, having a change is nice. When I discovered Nakd… Continue reading

2015

Today was a good day. Whilst many people were probably off enjoying the fresh snow (Yes, since my last post we have had some snowfall. Rain too…) this morning I taught a man… Continue reading

Cakes and Snowflakes

When I spent a summer doing sprint triathlons back in 2011, with exercise fanatic and awesome training partner Jane, I thought I was pretty fit. That was really just the start. Back on… Continue reading

Nutty for nut butter

I love nuts. I can easily munch my way through a 200g+ bag of nuts without batting an eyelid. It’s my less ‘guilty’ snack. Peanut butter is awesome – on toast, added to… Continue reading

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes…

…is definitely one of my favourite things. But, there sadly appears to be a distinct lack of them around. Ski school training took place regardless last week, continues this week and even some… Continue reading