Archive for July, 2011


Summer tips – How to be a better Skier

July 10, 2011
The influential ski website, PlanetSKI, reviews Ski Performance Breakthrough. A book which this blog has referred to many times in the past and can definately help improve your skiing; by the Director of the BASS Ski School, Hugh Monney. 

”There are many ski instruction books on the market but this is one of the best;  
clear, concise and easy to read without too much jargon”.

”It is written by one of the best in the business and Hugh’s passion and knowledge
of skiing comes leaping out of the pages”.

Read this and put just some of it into practice and you will become a
better skier.”
Read more here
James Cove,
ski journalist and content editor of PlanetSKI

Top Tips in Under a minute – Rhythm and movement. Click below

top tips, Rhythm

A study of short & medium radius skiing; ideal visualisation tool for aspiring and good level skiers.

Click here to see full-size video


A beautiful trip along the Moskva River and other great sites for Summer

July 10, 2011

What a perfect way to while away a balmy, lazy Sunday afternoon. These pictures were taken as we enjoyed a fantastic, leisurely lunch on one of Moscow’s best, all glass viewing river boats. It is run by the new Radisson Ukraine hotel and you can take it from the river port, close to the hotel and Kievskaya railway station.


The Tsar of Wales Birthday – June 2011

July 5, 2011

Alex (Tsar of Wales) reached the ripe old age of 9 recently. He had a great birthday weekend with the Russian side of the family in Moscow; and his parents, of course!

Some pictures of the celebrations are below: