Paddle Round The Pier 2018

The sun was shining, live music was playing and the sea was littered with people on SUPs, surfboards and kayaks… it could only be Paddle Round the Pier.

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Balance and why we need it

Ever felt like there’s not enough time in the day? Or packed in so much that suddenly you feel exhausted – mentally if not physically? Chances are, you’re sitting looking at your screen nodding.

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The Ocean Film Festival, Brighton

The Ocean Film festival was, to put it simply, fantastic. No matter what you love about the ocean, they covered it; from adventure, to conservation, from swimming to surfing, from people to nature….

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Why a surf lesson is always a good idea…

Standing in wetsuits in Newquay

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…

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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…

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