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January, 2016

Progress update: the benefits of surfing every weekend

By January 27, 2016 Surf more, Thoughts

At the beginning of January, I made a pledge to surf every weekend during the winter months to progress a bit quicker and nail the elusive pop-up which has evaded me for several reasons since I started surfing.

Despite the cold, wind and my usual desire to hibernate at this time of year, so far I’m smashing that pledge!

Motivated by the fact that I now live 25 minutes from the coast, I’ve got no excuse not to get out there. On a couple of weekends I’ve surfed both days feeling energised and raring to go following my hot yoga class on a Saturday morning. It’s really set me up for the weekend ahead.

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Journey of a yoga newbie

By January 9, 2016 Love

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Ok I admit it. The image I once had of yoga was a bunch of pure, clean living hippies chanting ‘om’ and pretending to be trees. The first class I ever tried did nothing to dispel this myth as the teacher asked the class to actually pretend we were trees. I’m not kidding!

But that was one class and one strange form of yoga that wasn’t for me – there are hundreds of types of yoga, teachers and classes out there to convert even the hardiest of yoga cynics.

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6 surf resolutions for 2016

By January 2, 2016 Surf more, Thoughts


I’m usually pretty focussed when it comes to making new year’s resolutions but looking back over this year’s list, it seemed a bit woolly and lacked direction as to how I’m going to achieve them.

The biggest goals relate to improving my surfing, so with that in mind, here are 6 resolutions that will help me progress:

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