4 May 2017 3.00PM 59 F Cloudy As slowly as it arrived, our sledding season was also slow to depart. We could still run on sleds out of here until early April – without it being truly horrendous as it has been at the tail end of some … More Looking Back
16 August 2012 3.00 PM 64 F Cloudy with rain showers So it seems I missed our anniversary. No, not the important one, I’ll never forget when that is – but the anniversary of our arrival in Alaska. In my defence, I only missed it because I thought we didn’t arrive until the 18th August, … More 3 Years On
3 April 2012 3.00 PM 42 F Sunny 6 April 2012 10.00AM 38F Snowing If you thought any of the previous blog posts had been a bit whiny about the amount of snow we have had this winter and constant need to be digging, shovelling, snowblowing etc, prepare to be whined at some more. The … More It Has Started
18 November 2011 12.00 PM – 17 F Clear blue skies It wouldn’t be a musher’s blog if the weather didn’t feature quite prominently. Obsessed as we are by what nature is providing for us, it has been quite a week of interesting weather contrasts. Hard on the heels of the 3 feet of snow … More Snowy, Coldy, Windy, Warmy
3 October 2011 3.00 PM 45 F Blue skies and sunny During our first October in Alaska, all those years ago, oh ok, was it really only two years ago……….. well anyway, whenever it was, it was October and I remember watching with some amusement, our builder sending a couple of his younger employees out … More No, The Other White One.
27 September 2011 3.00 PM 43 F Blue skies and sunny ………………us slightly less imperfect each time. Regular readers (does such a person exist?) will be aware that we have rather more dogs than we did at this stage last year. Lots of running dogs … More Practice makes…….
When our friend Cameron was here for 3 weeks this past winter, life in the yard and on the trail seemed to be a good bit easier to organise. The ability to have all the running dogs out at more or less the same time made training easier and quicker. With the 3 of us … More Help Wanted. Maybe. Sort of…..