Tag archive for Mat Arney

MAKE // DO: CAMP STOVE HASH

Words and Images: Mat Arney Summer’s finally here!  For the next few months the light is green for living a more complete life outdoors – eating, sleeping and doing all of the fun stuff in-between out in the fresh air.  So, over the summer months,…

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Love Books // Mat Arney

The latest in our series of LOVE BOOKS, photographer, writer, maker, doer Mat Arney extols the virtues of the printed page and a fit to burst bookshelf… Words and Images: Mat Arney  Books are bloody wonderful. I’m sure that my bedroom presents somewhat of a…

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Sedimentary

Words and images: Mat Arney I turned out one of my pockets earlier and dumped half a handful of sand all over the floor. This isn’t an uncommon scenario – not only does sand get in my pockets, but it seems to end up in my…

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The Tao of Packing

Words and Images: Mat Arney Many of us have and do spend an inordinate amount of time living out of bags in the pursuit of good waves.  For a period of over seven years I didn’t spend more than six months in any one place,…

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MAKE // DO: Chai

Words and Images: Mat Arney  Additional Images: David Williams (where stated) “We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven’t had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe.” – Rudyard Kipling Until recently, if I went…

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The Straw Draw

Words and Images: Mat Arney My hands are starting to get horribly sweaty. It’s not the tropical sun getting to me though, but nerves. It’s a Saturday morning in early November 2007 and I’m stood on the sand of Tavarua Island in the South Pacific…

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First Tracks

Words: Mat Arney You hear it a lot amongst people who slide down mountains, but it doesn’t mean anything to surfers. We don’t play in a world where evidence of our presence remains long after we’ve had our fun; we don’t stick flags in or…

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