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Winter 2016/17 – Morzine

So there we have it, my first season as a ski instructor back home is complete. I posted back in November about Supreme Ski & Snowboard School… 746 more words

Balancing Life

Season review post part 1

Once again, it’s been a while since I posted but I’m determined to get back on the horse of this. Writing about skiing is quite a cathartic process and helps me get my thoughts in order and focus my energies in the right direction. 949 more words

Dave Burrows Ski Instructor

Skiing in Avoriaz

With the lack of snow here in Scotland this winter it was great to be able to go skiing at Avoriaz in the French Alps this week to experience some superb conditions.  537 more words



We spent the weekend up in Morgins mid-February for skiing and relaxation.

Accommodation: Hotel Helvetia. This place was a mere 5 minute walk from the lift and included a spa complete with a jacuzzi, steam room and sauna to ease your muscles after a day of skiing. 453 more words

Weekend Adventures

Snow alert Portes du Soleil

We have a snow alert Portes du Soleil! Snow has been falling for a few weeks here in the French alps, so much that ski holiday resorts are opening early for winter season. 335 more words

French Alps

Murmuration of Starlings

I posted this video on fb yesterday of these amazing birds and what they are up to. According to the RSPB website, they are actually just having fun, just hanging out with their mates and flying about before settling down for the evening. 258 more words

Snowboarding in Les Gets - January 2016

In January, Adam and I joined our parents and one of my dad’s cousins on a ski trip to France. The week holiday is condensed into this one blog post as really most of the days were very similar so why write bother with the repetition?! 926 more words