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Newquay Town Beaches – Tolcarne, Towan & Porth

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  There’s a reason why Cornwall is visited by so many people and why people choose to move here. The sea is quietly inviting in the summer and in the winter there is a draw to be invited in by the stormy seas and Atlantic swells. Whether you’re a surfer, walker or wave watcher, there… Read more »

Get Festival Ready

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festival tips

Us Brits have been spoilt recently by our long spell of lovely weather, but lets be pragmatic about it, our lovely British weather changes at the drop of a hat and what do you know, we’re now back to wet weather and cloudy skies. The weather can provide a small challenge that we choose to… Read more »

Beat the Blues – Boost Your Health and Wellbeing

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Surfing

We’ve gathered a few ideas for beating the blues for the next coming months. Boosting your mood involves a good balance of things that make you feel good. This can be as simple as creating goals, getting involved in what you love and taking care of you mind and body. With goal setting, look to aspects related… Read more »

A Look Back On Our Favourite Jewellery From 2017

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Jewellery

2017 has been a wonderful year for covering new surf and snow spots. We’re grateful that our Nalu fans have embraced our silver collections. 2017 has seen macramé make a come back. We’ve seen it in wall hangings, plant holders and lots more. We’re embracing creativeness as a way to chill out and we hope you’ll still… Read more »

Kem McNair MY Coast Interview

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Surf Art & photography

Kem McNair’s surf art stems from the 60’s. Having lived by the coast his whole life and being a former East Coast and Florida State surfing champion his art works and photography have been influenced strongly by the ocean. His talents and passions do not just lay with art and surfing, Kem is also a professional… Read more »

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 »