My Stuff - Simon Mills
What is your name:
What is your occupation:
WRITER & EDITOR, WALLPAPER MAGAZINE
How old are you:
Where are you from:
Where do you live:
NOTTING HILL & THE COTSWOLDS
What is your favorite sport:
SKIING, CYCLING, HIKING
What is your favorite ski mountain:
I REALLY LOVE THE PORTES DE SOLEIL IN THE ALPS AND ALTA BADIA AREA OF THE DOLOMITES BUT I AM HAPPY ANYWHERE AROUND THE MONT BLANC MASSIF.
What is your favorite ski run:
What is your favorite hiking trail:
THE COPPER CANYON WITH A MULE TRAIN - EPIC VIEWS, TARANTULAS, SCORPIONS, RATTLESNAKES AND THE OCCASIONAL ENCOUNTER WITH THE LOCAL TARAHUMARA TRIBE.
What is your favorite running trail:
CHECK IN DESK TO DEPARTURE GATE - I AM ALWAYS LATE FOR PLANES!
What is your favorite bike ride:
ANYWHERE IN THE ALPS OR THE DOLOMITES. I LIKE A BIG CLIMB UP VENTOUX, GLIBBER, MADELEINEE, ALPE D'HUEZ. THE ROADS IN IBIZA ARE BEAUTIFUL AND VERY QUIET IN THE MORNINGS TOO.
What kind of skies to use:
DREAMING OF A PAIR OF ZAI SKIS!
What kind of poles do you use:
What kind goggles to you use:
What is your favorite ski shop:
the PATAGONIA store in chamonix
What is your favorite bike shop:
rApha cycle club
What is your favorite restaurant:
london has a really extraordinary food offering these days. le caprice and j sheekey are always wonderful. sundays with my girls at pizza east on PORTOBELLO road. but nothing beats some chease from a rucksack up in the mountains.
british airways, of course. but once i got to fly on a chartered CONCORDe from nyc to nice with 30 victoria secret models. that was fun!
What is your favorite hote:
belle rives in juan les pins. also dar seffarine in fez is incredible.
Heli, Cat or Skin to the top of the mountain:
hELI! TELLURIDE WAS PRETTY COOL.
Gadget of the moment:
a 1980 landrover series iii
Who is your favorite artist:
donald judd, cy twombly, joseph beuys, mat collishaw, francis bacon, frank stella. too many to list!
What kind of watch do you use:
Who is your hero:
Who inspires you:
my daughters, laurie and madeleine