A funny thing happens when you’re paddling about on the ocean,
the spray on your face and the sun in your eye.
Reading the current,
you scan the immediate horizon and feel the ceaseless pulse and surge of tidal energy
beneath and all around you.
You are already dancing with it,
locking into its rhythm. Continue reading
Heaven on Earth Living in the country I have witnessed many animals come and go. All were my friends. What you realise in their living and passing is that they are more than just animals. They are pure entities that … Continue reading
The God Particle by Mark Sutherland The search for God is over. Scientists have discovered the existence of the Higgs Boson, a tiny, sub-atomic particle that permeates the universe, performing miracles, healing the sick and striking down unbelievers. As … Continue reading
In the early seventies, Mitchell and a few friends were sitting out at Kuta reef in Bali, waiting for the next set. Kuta was just a small coastal village with no paved roads, no tourists and just a handful of … Continue reading
Andrew Kidman lives near Mount Warning, on the far north coast of New South Wales. He has a three hundred and sixty degree view of the hinterland surrounding the mountain. It is one of the most picturesque sights on the … Continue reading
Jack loves photographing waves so much so that a few years back at Teahupo’o he was swimming dangerously close to the reef in the water filming Andy Irons. A set loomed and Andy dropped in on a moderately big wave … Continue reading
The call came in at 5:30 AM, “hey Alb, it’s pumping” – music to my ears. It was the fifth day of the swell. The first was 10-12 feet – big and stormy, the second big with plenty of push … Continue reading
When David Rastovich was a grommet a few years ago he was invited along with his father to a friend’s house nearby (John and Mel Hallas). John asked if I would like to call in and say hello. I connected … Continue reading
Several years ago, in another lifetime, when Scotts Head had perfectly formed sand banks and waves peeled from the point to the Bowling club track, a distance of 300 or more metres, the point attracted a group of dedicated early … Continue reading