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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 »

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 »

Huntington Beach, California

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californian surf spot

Huntington Beach, California is the next World Surf League stop off. This will be the Vans US Open of Surfing held between July 25th to the 31st for women competitors. This Orange County surf spot is a beach break, suitable for beginners through to expert surfers. If you’re brave enough to “shoot the pier” which… Read more »

My Coast Interview with Holly Shoebridge

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Narrabeen Holly Shoebridge

Holly Shoebridge is our latest favourite discovery, a talented artist and photographer from the Australian coast. Holly takes stunning photos and also cleverly combines photos with paint, a feast for the eyes with its ethereal quality. Only a few photographers and artists acheive it, but the best out there provoke feelings in the viewer. With her dreamy… Read more »

MY COAST with Melanie McDonald

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My Coast with Melanie McDonald

Melanie McDonald’s artwork caught our attention with its unusual style and links to the coast. She’s a great coast loving character who wanted to share with us her inspiration, dream projects and to delve into her links with the sea. Her paintings of Cornwall especially caught our eye. Melanie is “especially interested in the quality of light… Read more »

MY Coast, My Special Place – Sean Scott Photography

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Sean Scott Photography

We love to seek out interesting, coast loving personalities to discover more about them and share their story with us. Sean Scott’s photography caught our attention, with captivating surf art photography and coastal vistas. Burleigh Heads and Coolangata, world renowned surfing spots in Australia are the ideal locations for him to showcase his work in… Read more »

My Coast, My Special Place – Sali Mustafic writer of Yallah

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budleigh boat

Yallah, a novel written by Sali Mustafic is a highly recommended book, beautifully crafted and full of compelling characters to discover along its story-line. There are many meanings entwined throughout the book provoking the reader to think. The characters have been carefully written leaving you intrigued and caring for their fate, especially for the main… Read more »

MY Coast Interview With Artist Chris Neilson

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Sea Girl Dirfting

Everyone needs a little inspiration to get their creative side going, and we’ve seeked out a coast loving personality, an artist who has provided us some gorgeous tropical art for our perusal and to be inspired by. We love our latest interviewee’s paintings, showcasing the worlds natural beauty, especially of wave formations and distant shores! Chris Neilson’s art… Read more »

MY COAST Interview – Elizabeth Pepin Silva

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Pacifica California

Elizabeth Pepin Silva is an all round exceptional creative who is not only a photographer, but is proficient in film making, writing and researching having obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism. Elizabeth’s photography in particular caught our attention. Her images perfectly capture light and moods that photographing in a coastal location can produce. You… Read more »

My Coast Interview with Mikala Wilbow (Photography)

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Mikala Wilbow Under Water Photography

Like the majority of us Mikala has gone through a time in life trying to figure out what to do for a living that brings happiness and enjoyment. Being in the sea has always been a draw for Mikala. As a kid her time was spent playing in the waves and swimming. At 18 Mikala… Read more »