Standing in wetsuits in Newquay
Beach Life, Surfing

Why a surf lesson is always a good idea…

It had been an entire year since I last surfed, back in Lanzarote, so on our recent trip to Cornwall, I decided I’d probably need a refresher. I booked a place on a lesson at Escape Surf School in Newquay for the day after we arrived. On the first day though, I decided to hire a board and go it alone...

Beach Life, events, Lifestyle

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...

Beach Life, Fitness & Wellbeing, Surfing

Making waves for young people…

In just under a month, I'll be by the beach in Cornwall listening to one of my favourite bands, Sunset Sons.  But it's not just a standard gig. This one, in a venue by Perranporth beach, is in aid of an absolutely brilliant charity called The Wave Project,  which helps reduce anxiety in young people and improve their confidence - all through surfing...