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Iceland

Sara’s only holiday stipulation was ‘somewhere hot and sunny’.  Iceland has volcanoes and a very long day, so it kind of works!  Our customary long-term approach to ‘holiday planning’ is that if you have to plan it much then it … Continue reading

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Meribel

A few photos from Meribel Al and Kat Sara, in normal pose … … and as ‘Penelope Pitstop‘ Kat showing why off-piste can be hard work

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What is the attraction in winter sports?

I suspect that at most times I could give a reasonably coherent argument is support. It would involve concepts like flowing ‘in the zone’ moments, active relaxation, good exercise and the great outdoors. Right now is not one of those … Continue reading

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A stitch in time might have been useful

I am doing a considerably better job of boarding this year than the first time we went. Mind you, ‘better’ needs a bit of qualification since I broke my arm on day one last time. This time I’ve picked up … Continue reading

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Why is hotel internet such rubbish?

It’s a rhetorical question – I know about the economics that make provision a feature, but where any sensible bandwidth is close to an optional extra (except that I have only once seen such an option). But, it doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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