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DIARY OF A SKI MUSTERESS

By Margaret Batty

 

Follow Margaret’s adventures as she learns to cross-country ski at Snow Farm NZ and aims for the Merino Muster finish line on August 31

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Oozing positive vibes, the cross-country ski instructors at Snow Farm NZ made me feel that anything is possible Three things I discovered during my first cross-country ski lesson at Snow Farm NZ [...]

GIVE IT A GO?

As Laura my Osteopath manipulated my frozen shoulder into worryingly odd angles, our diversionary chat turned to the ski season in Wanaka and the 25th international cross country ski race, the [...]

Follow ‘Diary of a Ski Musteress’ on Snow Farm NZ’s and Merino Muster’s websites, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter social media pages, plus Margaret’s Instagram page @BattyIdeas

A bit about me:
After 30 years of commuting, career and city life in crowded London and travelling to over 90 countries, I moved to wonderful Wanaka with Gary, to pause, breathe and reconnect with the
mountains – and my muscles…We’re totally smitten with New Zealand, immersing ourselves in all four seasons, biking, hiking, kayaking and skiing, for a precious year-off (an ‘OE’ in our fifties) before heading back to England, recharged. Attempting the Merino Muster is my nod to the famous Kiwi ‘give it a go’ attitude.