9 Reasons to visit Schladming

It was our first time to Schladming so we didn’t know what to expect, but after a long and (click if you’d like to read about our) eventful journey, we thankfully arrived in this beautiful, snowy, Austrian town.

Generally though, if you are visiting a town which tends to be lucky enough to have amazing snow in the Winter months, then you’re usually there for one main reason… Continue reading “9 Reasons to visit Schladming”

Not an easy journey to Schladming…

Yes it’s that time of year again to don the big boots, big coat, gloves, helmet and cover the face to the elements, strap a slippery board to the feet and throw ourselves off a snow covered mountain…It’s the long awaited and exciting Snowboarding time!

This time we flew off to somewhere totally new to us, Schladming, Austria.  We have been a few times to Austria and the journeys have been easy peasy, but this particular area was new to us and it certainly didn’t disappoint, but the journey there was not the best…   Continue reading “Not an easy journey to Schladming…”

Had a go at Gigging

Jon’s sister Charlotte and her daughter Molly are members of their local ‘Gigging’ club in Porthleven in Cornwall. Continue reading “Had a go at Gigging”

My birthday visit to St Michael’s Mount

A visit to the historic town of Marazion, Cornwall

We were Cornwall bound again during the last week in August and what a fabulous week it was weather wise.  It was my birthday whilst down there so we decided to take Polly the camper van on a little drive to see where the sunny roads would take us. Continue reading “My birthday visit to St Michael’s Mount”

A sleepy village called Gweek

There’s more to this quiet little village than meets the eye

Whenever we visit Cornwall we always seem to fit in a walk over to Gweek from the farm where we stay near Helston. Continue reading “A sleepy village called Gweek”

Cornwall here we come!

A trip from Yorkshire to Cornwall for some mountain biking, walking and surfing

Since my last post It’s time to sell up and live on a boat…, we’ve  barely had time to think! Continue reading “Cornwall here we come!”

An English lass arrives in Whistler in search of snow


IMG_6048So we arrived in Canada earlier this month for a 10 day stay, snowboarding on the Whistler & Blackcomb mountains. Continue reading “An English lass arrives in Whistler in search of snow”