Saw a glimpse of the Northern Lights yesterday and kitesurfed offshore Skaill Bay, a couple of firsts for me. The Northern Lights were quite faint, but you could clearly see the glow in the northern sky. I headed off to … Read More
Got the new BlackBerry Q10 phone, the one with the physical keyboard. I edited a fair amount of the current issue of SUP Mag using this phone (check out the latest issue, which thanks to Kate is free of spelling … Read More
Added a few items to the kit locker for the one to one lessons that I run. What we have here are O’Neill buoyancy aid impact jackets, Gath surf helmets with removeable ear pieces, rescue tube for the obvious, Gul … Read More
**I wrote this editorial for Kitesurf Magazine over two years ago. Reckon any of my predictions have come true?** I was in the pub the other day (the specifics aren’t important) when I found myself embroiled in a rather absorbing … Read More
It’s our last full day in Lanzarote and rare south winds have decreed the left-hander by the Club La Santa complex, a.k.a. ‘Complex Left’ to be a good choice. It’s quite a tight little cove but the way that the … Read More
I’m in Lanzarote for a week to go surfing. I won’t lie, it can be a brutal place to surf. But lovely solar energy is coming down from the sky, and that same radiation is heating the oceans and creating … Read More
A 2m swell dishing out one’s kicking of the year, what’s going on?
Back in Cornwall now from my ‘tri nations’ road trip. Last Friday I set off for Troon in Ayreshire, Scotland. Then it was down to Earby, Lancs for a few days with ‘pops’ and a sprint over to kite at … Read More
Here’s a quick overview of how my bloggins has been performing this year: each month it gets an average of 5,000 visits, yielding 14,ooo page views and 100,000 hits. Multiply that by four and you’ve got the total for the year!
There’s a problem with my WordPress for BlackBerry app: it no longer allows me to post images when writing a post from my phone. I’ve got the latest version of Wp, and till recently it was working fine. I’ve tried … Read More
***EDIT***: UK and United Airlines in good service shocker! The longest journeys start with the smallest step, and this morning my ‘other side of the world’ voyage began with a 3 minute taxi ride to Newquay train station. It turned … Read More
Here’s a quick tip if you’re ever feeling like a cold or illness is coming on. Don’t bother trying to dose up on Vitamin C, instead dose up on harmless protein powder. One of the best is this Sanatogen Whey … Read More