Category Archives: Canada

25th April – Final Staff Party

So, my original plan was to leave for Seattle on the 23rd and enjoy a few days in the nearby US town before heading down the East Coast. However, not long after I booked everything in, I got the announcement … Continue reading

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8th March – Down for the Count

(Needless to say, all of the future posts up until June were written in May once I’d recovered enough to be capable of staring at a computer screen for more than 5 minutes at a time.  This has not been … Continue reading

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7th March – Three, Two, One, IMPACT

Today, I learned that determination and confidence can come back and bite you if you decide to push past your limits. Which is frustrating, because I was doing really well with my skiing up until this point. I have been … Continue reading

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30th January – Happy Pre-Birthday

Due to the nature of Whistler Blackcomb, there are times one can’t use their staff perks. Specifically the free lessons – they can’t be used in blackout periods, which as it turns out is a good chunk of December and … Continue reading

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15th January – And the Mighty Must Fall

Goddammit. We’re having some of the best snow I’ve ever seen right now. We’re practically swimming to the front door of Rendezvous to get the ski racks out, and almost nobody is able to enjoy it. Why? Well, for some … Continue reading

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31st December – Happy New Year

No real Christmas update this year. I was working at Rendezvous and my relationship with one of my room-mates took an odd turn so there was no real celebration. I did get some token gifts for my room-mates and two … Continue reading

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17th December – Wilful Ignorance

Lord, it’s not even January yet but my desire to punch someone is reaching critical levels. I don’t know what it is about having to wait ten minutes in a line for food, but people were really taking their complaints … Continue reading

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