Paddling in a thunderstorm

As a child thunderstorms terrified me. At the first rumble of thunder I’d throw myself under the duvet and screw my eyes shut, terrified as loud bangs vibrated through my body. Then at some point as I got older I realised I really enjoyed a good thunderstorm – perhaps they are something you grow into…

The early birds not catching waves…

The Early Bird Not Catching Waves … There is a meditative stillness to an early summer morning. The roads are quiet while the majority still slumber behind tightly closed curtains while the recently strong winds are barely perceptible; the cooler night equalising temperature over sea and land calming the ferocious gusts until the warmth of…