Surfer on calm water

‘Undercurrents’ – Exploring the simple joy of surfing

It's almost mid-October, and I'm itching to go surfing. Usually, I'm what's known as a 'fair weather' surfer - the thought of running into the sea during the UK winter isn't usually my idea of fun. But jumping into crystal blue seas, with the sun shining warmly overhead? Perfect.  Yet this year, I'm willing to … Continue reading ‘Undercurrents’ – Exploring the simple joy of surfing

Looking out at sea

Why I think I’m having beach withdrawals…

Has anyone else struggled a little bit with life lately? Is it the dark mornings, shorter days, heavier workloads, or something else that’s brought you down? Everyone has those down days; we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t. Personally I feel like I need a day basking in the sun, occasionally dipping my toes in the sea - maybe then I’d feel recharged again...

Beach Jewellery You Need to Own

What you wear has long been a way to express yourself. But wearing a shell anklet picked up from your latest holiday might not cut it when you have to look professional at work. Fear not. Plenty of companies have come to the rescue, creating beautiful jewellery which is stylish and unapologetically beachy. Here are my favourites...

Paddle Round the Pier 2017

This weekend we went to the world’s biggest free beach and watersports festival – and it was amazing. Set on Hove Lawns in East Sussex, Paddle Round the Pier is an annual festival run entirely by volunteers. It gave us not just an amazing day out, but a chance to speak to a number of brands and charities we love...