Sustainable Snow Gear

While it seems simple enough to use natural fibres in your casual wear, technical outdoor performance wear has always been full of man-made materials and plastics, and that’s before we talk about how anything is made waterproof. Thankfully, brands are now stepping up to the challenge of producing technical wear out of recycled or alternative…

Crash Course: Ecology and Environment

    I really enjoy Crash Course on youtube to give me the general overview of topics I am unfamiliar with. They zoom through the subject so you cover lots of ground in a very short time frame but they also use good examples and analogies to make the content accessible. It’s a great starting…

Netflix Documentaries

The films and shows I have been watching to learn more about human’s environmental impact

A First-Timer’s Guide to Niseko

If you have never been to Niseko, it can be a bit confusing trying to figure out how the resort works and where you might want to be for your stay, so here is a little guide to help you decide. Nearest Airport: New Chitose Airport, Sapporo (CTS) New Chitose is an international airport but…

Review: Snooks Union Jacket

I have had this jacket for a year now but only just used it for snowboarding so can finally give it a proper review. Snooks is a new snow gear brand, for girls by girls, all their clothing is made in the UK and they aim to only sponsor UK skiers and boarders. They are…

Review: Friendly Soap Shampoo Bar

I have been using this bar most of the summer, in various scenarios, so I thought it was about time I wrote about it. Firstly, I love that it has no plastic packaging, just a cardboard box. When I first started using it it was pretty warm where I was, so it dried out quick,…

Review: Turn the Ship Around! by L. David Marquet

A breath of fresh air in business managament theory, this approach makes a alots of sense and resonated as the type of system I would want to be employed in. If you have disengaged employees or are disengaged yourself then definately give this a read, maybe they/you want to feel a bit more responsible for…