The world is a pretty crazy place. Obviously, there are a multitude of reasons for this simple statement, but the one that has dominated the headlines over the past few months is the one I would like to bring to your attention. The rising hostilities between USA and North Korea have been plastered on the … More North Korea
Last week I made the trip to London. This wasn’t to behold the world-famous landmarks or to have a nice relaxing day around the capital but do undergo the excruciating process of applying for a working holiday visa to Japan. I’m pretty excited to jet off to the other side of the world in just … More Visas
After a very fast couple of months, last week the time came to return home. Having still never landed a back flip and having failed to ski down Val’s famous hidden valley I wasn’t quite ready to come back to the English countryside. Fortunately, I won’t be sat around missing the mountains for too long … More Skiing- Seasons Over
As the snow turns to slush and the mountains turn green, the season draws to an end. As much as this makes the skiing stickier with bigger moguls filling the pistes, there are a few tracks away from the hoards of Easter holiday skiers that maintain their fast and flat features. T-shirt skiing becomes a … More Skiing- Seasonaire #2
Doing a ski season was always part of the plan. Starting in March wasn’t. However, the belated timing worked out rather well as it provided me with enough work time to save for the summer and also meant I could ski for most of January without having to work. Working the remainder of the season … More Skiing- Seasonaire
After waiting over a month for a phone call that never came I scrapped my hopes of a full ski season and joined my family for the annual new year’s trip to the French Alps. My position on the waiting list for a ski chalet job wasn’t getting any lower and the prospect of getting … More Skiing #1- Where is all the snow?