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That old cod-wallop

I love it how I seem to keep drifting away from this blog – what with life and all – and then come frantically crawling back with promises of grandeur. So maybe, this time, I’ll cut the promises (they’re getting… Continue reading

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Cottage Skateboards HQ

Times change.  Or is it time’s change?  I don’t know, and frankly, I don’t care at the moment – I’ve got slightly more pressing things to ponder… I’ve decided to use this blog as a-kind-of status reporting system. I have amassed quite… Continue reading

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Ohhhh shit. I’m back.

Blah, blah, blah.  I haven’t been here for you.  Whinge, whinge, whinge.  I left you months ago and now I want to talk. Sure, you’ve heard it all before. But seriously babe, I’m a changed man.  I’ve re-assessed my priorities.… Continue reading

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Surf trip in the wake of sudden popularity

After following surf competitions for a number of years, watching the pros take on some of the most amazing waves, in some of the most beautiful, far-away lands, I have built up my Must-Visit Travel List to include many islands… Continue reading

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The ASP – a communication viewpoint

I haven’t been in the marketing game for too long, but I can certainly say I understand the fundamentals.  I can also confidently say I understand the way social media works.   As much as the next guy anyway. I don’t… Continue reading

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Is it time for drug testing in Professional Surfing?

With the anniversary of Andy Iron’s passing upon us, it’s a good time to take a look at the state of professional surfing, in particular the use of drugs by our best athletes. It’s time to wash away the sugary… Continue reading

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It’s what you’ve all been waiting for!!!

After relentless comments, questions and demand, it’s here!  I’m giving it to you before anyone else can! What is it?  The ability to subscribe to AWASHT via email! You’re stoked on surfing, you spend time on a computer even if… Continue reading

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Fanny vids (10) – Recap of the week on Twitter

I have been somewhat absent in this last week, I have just one excuse.  No internet at my new home. Today, that has changed and after hanging around the “Gag Dungeon” / “Sanitary Bin” / “Slug Mountain” * for about… Continue reading

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I will shout #RIPANDY just as loud as #putBruceinChopes

Effective communication is vital in any relationship – The simple, loving words a man says to his wife before they drift off to dreamland, an uplifting speech a coach gives his team before they storm the battlefield, or the subtle… Continue reading

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It’s not what you know

I jumped on board the train, the image in my mind was just like yours.   Swag over my shoulder, grey gravel rocks beneath my feet and the rusty smell of coal-smoke in the air.  I think it was heading South,… Continue reading

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Unique New York

J Bay has finished, the national hero proved his title is accurate and the Quiksilver Pro in New York is just two events away.             When I think of New York, I see thousands of… Continue reading

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Young guns (Part 2 of 5)

Lately, I have been seeing some really sick clothes hanging off people, the problem is, I am seeing those same threads on a lot of people (source: any music festival).  A lack of diversity in the market place means General… Continue reading

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