Monthly Archives: July 2012

Boat charters, I am happy to be left ashore.

You get to a certain age it seems and if your still surfing all your friends when they mention a surf trip they are really referring to a boat trip. Most likely one of 2 destinations the Mentawi Islands and … Continue reading

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Banjo getting into the groove in Bali.

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No longer hostage to Hawaii.

Maybe the biggest shift in surf consciousness of the last 10 years is the watering down of Hawaii as a major proving ground, for all surfers and surf design as a whole. There was a time when for anything new … Continue reading

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Shiho’s, fast track to surfer.

I read a line written by the great Gerry Lopez with regards to surfing and what he basically said was the first 20 yrs of surfing are just a test to see if ¬†surfing is for you or not. This … Continue reading

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Buttons, Stylish cutback # 4

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A winters morning at a south coast point.

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The Reef.(High-brow surf)

I went to the Opera House last night and saw a performance of The Reef, which I would describe as a surf themed film set to the music of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. The filming was mostly done in the … Continue reading

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Deus 9ft and single contest in Bali

Longboarding and Bali never really went together in one sentence, there were always people doing it but it was not what was generally packed to ride the waves of this island. All the same when you have a longboard with … Continue reading

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Mosaic stairs Gordon’s Bay(really Thompsons Bay)

  Christian and Paul on a set of stairs I did some mosaic work on, for a little beautification of the local area. I had a little help at time with a some other people, notably Kaye my sister, the … Continue reading

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The morning I became peanut brain.

Surfing on a sunny morning with 5 people out at Backyards on the North Shore in Hawaii at 6¬†ft is a wonderful place to be warm water quick lefts and rights, the sun shining on the mountains thinking to yourself … Continue reading

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