Sunday, April 25, 2010

Half of the fun of art is what the artist’s say about themselves and their work. The artists that produce snowboard sculptures are a particularly good example of the breed.

Medium – Orcas
What the artist says…
Dean is a classically trained, professional multimedia artist. He has been operating a successful Arts company, D’Arts, since 1987. He has extensive experience with large and small-scale murals, most drawing and painting mediums, printmaking, sculpture and graphic design
Seems like a nice enough chap… until you find out that he painted this mural in school gym.
Fucking hell!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Computer simulators have been used for years to train jet pilots, astronauts and carjackers. Today this same technology is being used by the snowless and mountain-free kingdom of Great Britain to train small children to snowboard.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The fascinating medical history of the most smiling man in snowbusiness

I've only reviewed one book on this site before and despite that book’s promising cover the actual ready bit was a bit disappointing. Thankfully Chris Klug’s ‘To the Edge and Back’ is the opposite; it’s a book with a bad cover that turns out to be a surprisingly good read...

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Last Resort No.4 - Cyprus
It’s a Last Resort because you can no longer find it on the Internet.

When you think of holidays in Cyprus it usually conjures up visions of fat English holidaymakers drinking too much and toasting themselves crimson on the beaches of Ayia Napa, but Cyprus does have a winter holiday option.

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