Author Archives: Alastair McKenzie

Did you know, London Gatwick Airport has its own boutique gin distillery? To be fair it’s not the airport making gin, it’s Nicholas Culpeper Pub & Dining on ‘landside’ at Gatwick’s North Terminal who are doing the distilling. They opened … Continue reading

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I recently spent an evening on the river at Kingston-upon-Thames with the team behind the European rental boat operator, Le Boat, and their Managing Director, Cheryl Brown, and it was both interesting and surprising at the same time. Surprising because … Continue reading

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Residents of Montréal woke up to a torrent of logs in one of their main streets last week. The art installation, conceived and produced by architectural firm, KANVA, is called 560 KM. It consists of one thousand logs scattered along … Continue reading

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The boutique Austrian ski resort of St. Johann in Tirol is little-known to British skiers who are more familiar with its bigger neighbours, Kitzbuhel, Ellmau & Soll, but St. Johann has its own unique characteristics that make it a perfect … Continue reading

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I’m on my hands and knees in the snow at the side of the gentle sloped practise area, and people are looking on with horror as, in between panting for air, I empty the contents of my stomach onto the … Continue reading

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