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Italian Wanderlust – Creating Murano Glass Beads

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Bead Making

Our latest beads have been created for popular snow resorts in Italy. It’s fitting that we include these stunning resorts as the glass we use is named after the Murano island situated off mainland Italy. Glass making was moved to this island in fear that making glass and creating glass objects could set Venice on fire with its… Read more »

Creative Project – Nalu Dream Catcher Tutorial

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Dream catcher tutorial

We’ve put together a little creative project to make your very own dream catcher. You can decorate your dream catcher with Nalu beads and macrame braiding to make yours personal to you. Perhaps you have some beads lying around that you’re not wearing, now’s the time to to create something with them! Here’s a little insight into… Read more »

Chainsaw Sculpted Art. Interview With Ossum Tree Carving

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Surfboard Carving

We absolutely love Paul Edwards artistic ability, creating awesome intricate wooden scuptures using power tools and drawing on inspiration from his interests from the creative world and extreme sports. Paul manages to create intricate work even using relatively large power tools, with one of our favourites being his surfboard carving pictured below. Paul is turning his hobby into… Read more »

Jessica Pearson – Shimnix Films North Devon Filmmaker

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Jessica Pearson interview

Jessica Pearson is a local girl to us, a North Devon lady who has risen from adversity. During her teenage years ill health affected her dreams to be an actress, but this gorgeous lady has since flourished as a competent filmmaker always keen for her next creative project. Jess loves to support local artisans and… Read more »

The Women & the Waves – Filmmaker Heather Hudson Interview

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Surfer and Filmmaker Heather Hudson

Almost everyday the Californian film producer, Heather Hudson, surfs at her local beach. Heather is a talented and graceful longboarder who set up her own film company, Graciegirl LLC in 2007. Following the achievement of “the Women and the Waves” Heather has been part of the second installment, “the Women and the Waves 2”.  She gained a… Read more »

Shextreme Film Festival – Filmmaker Ruth Farrar

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Film Festival

For all those wild, adventuring types, the Shextreme Film Festival could be the next piece of cinematic inspiration to set you off on your next trip or to encourage your outdoorsy adventures. Director of the Shextreme Film Festival, Ruth Farrar, has brought the world’s first film festival to realization. This film festival is dedicated to… Read more »

Tim Jones – Surf School Lanzarote & Sri Lanka

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Tim Jones

We caught up Tim Jones, director of Surf School Lanzarote and Surf School Sri Lanka to delve into what he loves about coaching, why he surfs and how it’s changed his life. Tim has coached for many years and has coached women at top level surfing. He shares with us tips about transitioning to another level with… Read more »

Wanderlust Interview With Surf Senioritas

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Surf Senioritas

We love hearing about intrepid travellers and adventuring types. Roaming and adventure seem to go hand in hand with surfing. To get to the best surf spot on a given day can sometimes involve impromptu travelling and many surfers have a strong desire to find that perfect peeling surf spot. We discovered Surf Senioritas who work on… Read more »

MY Coast Interview with Franck Gazzola

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Bondi Australia

Paris born, Franck Gazzola, is not only a gifted wedding photographer based in Sydney, but is also a very talented seascape and landscape photographer. We have a lot of admiration for this guy and his photography! His interview answers have also been one of the most enjoyable to read through. Franck is keen to spread his… Read more »