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LOVE / BOOKS: Greg Martin

Image: Greg Martin. Greg Martin is a man of many talents. He has captured some of the best surf images to come out of the UK, but you’d never find him shouting about it. He is also pretty useful with a pen in his hand –…

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Love / Books

I remember being in a bookshop when I was young. It was crowded, there was a hushed bustle about the place. My mum turned to me, smiled and said “As long as we have busy bookshops, there’s hope for humanity.” I don’t remember the place,…

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Colin Macleod – Caledonia Dreamin’

“It’s an idea that you can wish for something that you already have, in this case the place you’re from being an echo of the place you dream of,” says Isle of Lewis troubadour Colin Macleod of his haunting new single ‘California’. Recorded at his…

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Hot Buttered Soul

Surfing loves a moniker. The Wounded Seagull, Rabbit, Dog – the list goes on. But if you are going to have a title bestowed upon you by your peers, surely you can’t beat ‘The Sultan of Speed’? Surfers are a salty bunch, not prone to…

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February Mixtape

Lets face it, it’s been cold and wet and windy – not in the usual cold, wet and windy way: more apocalyptic. Those turn-of-the-year promises to get in the water more have probably been blown off course by these spiraling lows colliding with the coastline….

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Skim Deep

Floridian Brad Domke redefines the realms of skim-boarding possibility… towing in at huge Mexican Pipe on a small piece of ply, throwing down pop shuv-its, exiting the barrel backwards… new category for Slyder Cup 2014 perhaps?    

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November Mixtape

The heavy neoprene has clawed it’s way from the back of the shed and climbed, Gollum like, into the misty windowed car boot. The time of change is here. The clocks have ushered in dark nights, the whispering wind has turned harsh cutting tongue. The…

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October Mixtape

October is a golden time for the UK surfer. Atlantic swells are getting weighty, North Sea sessions light up the dark slab reefs and the Celtic fringes light up. It’s almost time to dust off your booties and dig out the winter wetsuits – but…

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North of the Sun

There are some films you watch that stay with you, that your subconscious keeps returning to in those fleeting moments between awake and asleep, between the sets, on the journey homeward. ‘North of the Sun’, the directorial debut from Inge Wegge  and Jørn Ranum is one…

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September Sessions

Autumn is in the air – the nights are taking on a crisp edge and those big rolling swells are almost here again. Vans are being loaded for that annual trip exploring the beaches of Les Landes and the secrets of the Basque country –…

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