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11 Dec 2017

Going on your first ski holiday can be initially exhilarating until you enter the bar or restaurant and suddenly have no idea what to ask for or are presented with a menu and have no idea what half of the terms mean. Allow us to present you with this cheat-sheet / advi...

A friend recently asked for advice on which skis to buy for his girlfriend (who hadn't skied in years) and it struck me that entering a ski shop for the first time can be a daunting experience.  My best advice is to act like a 5 year old - appear interested, but like i...

I love it when Autumn starts to drift into Winter and presents us with an excuse to drink new flavoured latte's at Starbucks, reveling in flavours reminiscent of Thanksgiving and Christmas.  They do tend to somehow add about 200kcal to your average coffee though, so I...

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