...In The Journal

August 12, 2015

WBP..TOTW..Top of overpriced and hyped mountain biking

OK, we know Whistler has to make its pennies, especially with the ever crappier winters we get dealt. But, charging more for the only alpine trail on a mountain with a serious amount of alpine is frankly pants.

July 25, 2015

Getting Married Today

It is true, by the close of business today xtracold will be married. Who’d of thought it!

...In The Galleries

November 16, 2011


So this week I found myself in Miami for training on Autmotive SPICE of all things. Who would have thought that process related training for the Autmotive industry would bring you Miami. Some shots of the South Beach area where I have been forced to hang out…taken on the Android phone so apologies for quality.

December 30, 2010

New York

Christmas time in New York. We didn’t venture much further than Manhattan but we did explore what most people think is all of New York. Next time we’ll return and venture further afield as Brooklyn on the last day made it clear that this city has much more to offer.

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July 8, 2013

WBP July 6th 2013

  Click the pics to enlarge, first is Heart of Darkness the second is A-line.    

May 25, 2013

WBP First Day of 2013 Season

So a friday afternoon off spent at the bike park in some mighty fine sunshine and no line-ups. 3.5hrs and 7 laps of gravity fed moutain biking. Shot below looking out from the whistler DH on Blackcomb village.

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April 5, 2014

Is it really April?

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May 14, 2013

Raspberry Pi Arrives

A brewery controller lies in the future of this little raspberry, or maybe just a replacement for the PS3s crappy media serving. We shall see, time to get the geek t-shirt on.

September 24, 2012

Note to Self…Firefox Toolbar Keyword Search Settings

So Firefox has been defaulting to as my search engine at work, which for whatever reason really bugs me. Similar is happening home but I think it is that crazy duckandgo which simply finds a lot of crap. To change this it is necessary to navigate the keyword URL field of options, but not […]