From Snowy Slopes to Lockdown Blues

I don’t need to tell anyone that it’s a really really weird time at the moment right?  For everyone, the whole world!  Bizarre! I for one am quite happy to have said goodbye to the month of March and, like many wonder when this will all be over. In February we’d obviously heard and were talking about…

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The Long Haul To Sun Peaks And A Book Dilemma

Our annual snowboarding trip had arrived and after looking initially for a week in Europe, then comparing prices to our favourite destination, Canada, we found that for a little more, we could have 10 days, two for one lift passes, which is worth around £400, and snowboarding in one of the best destinations in the…

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How Arriving In Fernie Became An Education – La Niña Who?

  Ever heard of a Polar Vortex, El Niño or La Niña?  They’re words I’ve heard of, but until now, not really known the meaning of. As we landed in Canada on our snowboarding holiday, we expected more snow.  We came here last year and the snow was incredible, it was the powdery snow skiers and snowboarders…

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No Excuses – Lets Just Do It!

  I learnt how to snowboard in my early forties.  One of the main reasons for me was because both my sons were learning to snowboard at that time and they were naturals, making it look so easy.  They took to it like a duck to water and as I watched them from the viewing…

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A Good Excuse to go back to Canada!

Going to Whistler last year, was supposed to be a one off ‘special’ snowboarding trip for us and although we had a great time, we certainly didn’t think we’d be going again soon as it was a little on the expensive side, but of course it was fabulous and it left us feeling that we’d…

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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…

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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…

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An English lass arrives in Whistler in search of snow

  So we arrived in Canada earlier this month for a 10 day stay, snowboarding on the Whistler & Blackcomb mountains.

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