Scotland, the golden hour

The swell forcast was solid for this special but fickle section of Scottish coast line, but how long would it last? Always a gamble! A last minute dash to fill the van and set off. I only just made it, it turned out to be the last of the swell …

Spanish surf trip

An impromtu trip to Spain, searching for surf, but finding so much more. Great company, inspiring people. Fun times with Leah, Johannes and Louis the dog.      

Madeline Rose

I recently developed a film that must have been in the camera at least 2 years as my lovely friend Maddy is now 5 and at school, how time flies!    

Isle of Skye Sea Salt

Walnut magazine issue 4 features a story about solar evaporated sea salt from Scotland, in a beautiful loch side location on the Isle of Skye, it was a pleasure to visit Nanette and Rob Muir witness all stages of the preparation, the article was written by my business partner Steffen …

Kite Flyer

The children of Sri Lanka make do with what they have, as a culture they mend and re-use, something I find an admirable trait. This little boy has made his own kite out of a plastic bag, coconut coir rope and bamboo canes. The bag is wrapped aound the canes …

Titus

Every morning in turtle nesting season 65 year old Titus of South West Sri Lanka searches his local beach and collects turtle eggs laid that night, he transfers them to a hatchery in his garden and weeks later once safely hatched releases the babies into the sea. In his garden …

Nerida Surf

Whilst in Sri Lanka we met up Viktor and Lina founders of Nerida Surf, a couple on a quest to produce handshaped sustainable surf boards, using a EPS foam core, sustainable Paulownia wood veneer and Bio resin. For full information about their sustainable approach check out the website. http://www.neridasurf.com/technology/ “Nerida …

Surfers Against Sewage Big Spring Beach Clean

A few pics from a great day helping clean Scarborough’s South Bay. Organised by Steve of Fluid Concept Surf with SAS, apres clean refreshment provided by Flip n Fast crepes, liquid refreshment from Magic Rock Brewing, and raffel prizes generously sponsored by Patagonia. It was a very successful day out. …