The birth of a surfing nation…

Witnessing the birth and rapid emergence of surfing in Iran over these last years, especially on the beach of Ramin, has shown me how surfing can be a unique lens

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Tracing invisible lines

Ireland’s surf film festival, Shore Shots, was a turning point in a lot of ways. The organisers chased hard to secure the big-wave surfing documentary, The Wave I Ride, filmed

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Awakened by the Cold

As cold-waters surfers, what attracts us to those hard edges and wild elements? For me, I feel cold water is the ultimate leveller. It strips us of all our pretence,

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New Moon, New Beginnings

Reflections and intentions – the letting go of the old, what no longer serves us well, and making space or the new, for future possibilities to emerge. It was an

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Soaring and grounding – A dynamic dance

This post is a personal reflection and attempt to distill some of the essence and impact of an incredible 6 month journey as a participant in THNK’s Creative Leadersip programme.

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Unfurling

Unfurling: “To become opened out from a rolled or folded state, especially in order to be open to the wind” or “To release from a furled state.”     I

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The art of distraction

In the midst of a sea-fever… I call surfing my ‘good addiction’ but like any good addication when we fail to get our fix the withdrawl symptoms kick in. At

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A Slow Dive

My experience of expansion in THNK’s first module shifted to a focusing inward, a gradual convergence in module 2…The first module was a complete unknown and I tried to go

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Coming up for air

Then… When people ask me simple questions like, what do I do, or where do I live, there’s usually a delayed pause as I try to search for a category

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