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Farewell to the Hurt Locker – Ski Boot Nirvana

Having suffered for years, Chris Tomlinson has discovered the Holy Grail of ski kit, comfortable ski boots turning him into Dale Man… Continue reading

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Only Mad Dogs and Englishmen go Skiing in the Rain

I like it when it rains in Morzine – not least because, when it rains, the bookshop sells more of my books! Even though rain turns into money for me, I do feel sorry for my guests who’ve been looking … Continue reading

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Is Skiing a Sport ?

It does seem a bit pointless. Spending a fortune getting to the top of a mountain so, at great personal risk, we can slide down it. We usually end up exactly where we started – at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Boyfriend Skiing – Another Ring of Truth

In order to atone for my controversial, Girlfriend Skiing, chapter – I thought I’d add this supplementary blog. I was tempted to simply replace the word ‘girl’ with ‘boy’ and repost the chapter – but where would be the fun … Continue reading

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An apology to My Ski Girlfriends

  UPDATES here : Sexism raises its ugly head – again ! I’ve decided to take Sample Chapter 19 ‘Girlfriend Skiing’ offline! A lot of people (mostly men it has to be said) thought it was hilarious but a few … Continue reading

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Excitement builds – the cover illustration arrives

Just got the cover graphic from the illustrator (Dan House) – very pleased. Of course you need to read the book to understand why it’s so perfect for Skiing With Demons. It shows the Apres Aliens arriving, a backdrop of Mt Blanc … Continue reading

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You really never finish a book – it just gets published!

Its been 3 years in the writing and finally I’ve finished it. Well, actually, my editor and girlfriend (Dr Debs) have forbidden me from fiddling with it any more. Every time I proof read it I want to change something. … Continue reading

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