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, 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...