What a pleasure to be looking out of the window and see the lovely sunshine!  It feels like I haven’t seen very much of it at all lately. My absolute favourite way to wear my beads is in the form of an anklet…this is difficult during the winter months as my feet are permanently enclosed… Read more »

With everyone starting the New Year trying to banish the guilty pleasures of over indulgence, storm after storm hitting our shores and a daily drop in sea temp, I was feeling the need to take my annual migration South. A good friend of mine, Nigel Cross, invited me to check out his place in Morocco… Read more »

I awoke this morning to the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics…this gave me an idea.  I felt the need to make an Olympic Nalu bracelet. I selected the beads by the colours of the Olympic rings so I chose Maldives for the blue, Westward Ho! for the yellow, Spoon for the black, Crantock for… Read more »

Being new to the Nalu Beads team I took delivery of my first big bead order back in September.  As you can imagine this was a rather exciting day for me! They arrived, all nine thousand of them, package up neatly in their boxes and I took the task of unpacking them immediately. I couldn’t… Read more »

People often ask us where the inspiration behind the Nalu bead came from. While our beads express certain breaks, beaches and surf spots from around the world, Nalu owes a great deal to a surfing tradition that stretches back to the 1960s. Back then, the world was very different. There was no internet, no email,… Read more »

Surf Life Saving GB and Nalu Beads are delighted to announce the launch of the ‘Surf Life Saving bead’, to raise money for Surf Life Saving GB (SLSGB) charity. Proceeds from the sale of every bead will be donated to SLSGB, to help share vital lifesaving skills and beach education to the community, to make… Read more »

Recipes for a fairytale; damsel in distress, the baddy and a knight in shining armour. Except our tale is a little different. Just as Cinders is sat scrubbing the floor, unable to attend the ball, along comes her Fairy Godmother. The season was about to be cut short for the UK Pro Surf women with… Read more »

Britain’s stand-up paddlesurf (SUP) champions will be decided in a winner-takes-all national championship event at Watergate Bay in October. The Extreme Academy will host the British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) championships on the weekend of 15th and 16th October 2011 in an event which will attract the UK’s best exponents of this emerging form… Read more »

The 2011 British National championships has been organised by a collaboration of SurfingGB members, Industry supporters, and other agencies who either love surfing themselves, or have an interest, and realise the significance of events like this. The British is an important contest both for the young surfers of the future, and for the professionals who depend for… Read more »