Category Archives: Sydney Scene

Eastern Suburbs revivalist, Spango attending Old style Monday at Maroubra.

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Shaun Tomson, making friends at Bondi Beach.

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Tom Carroll’s second book, how many autobiographies are too many?

So we probably all saw Tom Carroll speaking of his ice addiction on 60 minutes the other night and we probably all agree it made pretty dull T.V..Not much was said one of those rare interviews where the interviewer seemed … Continue reading

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Steve ‘Blackie’ Wilson.

Always liked watching Steve Wilson surf he personified the Maroubra, style of the late 70s early 80s which was all about clear boards, black wetsuits and strong single fin surfing. This photo shows him riding one of his Dark horse … Continue reading

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Tuesday with Tabatha.

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Larry Blair rocked the apple cart.

Larry Blair appeared out of no where one day on the beach at Narrabeen during the trials of the Coke contest in 78 and told the news reporter to the camera that he is going to win the contest. I … Continue reading

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The Bombie, has been showing form in this swell.

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Peter Maclure, master kneeboarder from Maroubra.

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Once upon a time there was Peter Berry.

It’s a very bleak freezing cold Saturday morning surf check at the beach the regular crowd shuffles around bitching and complaining standard crap you hear at any car park. Then Cameron mentions he found one of the original Peter Berry … Continue reading

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School drop off done right.

  I went to Clovelly Primary School when I was a kid and one of my best mates was called Bugs we were really good friends and were mad about dragster bicycles which we rode around on every afternoon, racing, … Continue reading

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