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...

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...

Seaside Inspiration: A Q&A with Sand & Seagulls

There's nothing better than design that's inspired by the coast. So imagine my delight when I discovered Sand & Seagulls - a website selling sea-themed jewellery, nautical inspired accessories and beautiful wooden artwork. Sand & Seagulls was launched by Zoe Payne in Dorset and she was lovely enough to take part in a little Q&A with me...