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Summer not going to plan

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What does Summer mean to you? Aircon? Trips to cool dark places? Or do you embrace it? My favourite thing about summer, apart from the photo opportunities, is swimming in the ocean. I don’t mean cutting miles of freestyle, I

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Golden Pathway Morning

This morning’s sunrise is one of the most beautiful of the year to watch, for minutes on end, a golden pathway stretching from point perry to the sun. With, very little wind and a WNW, the water, glassy and inviting,

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Gift from the Gods at Coolum Beach

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The skies can be heavy with cloud then on sunrise, the clouds tint with rich golds, oranges and pinks, a gift from the Gods. There’s nothing like it. Even on a rainy day, much like surfers that head out back

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sat 4 Aug 2018

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Winter On the Sunshine Coast Winter on the Sunshine Coast means a calm ocean, with crisp, clear sunrises. This week, I walk at 0530, the beach is lit by the half moon. One or two other regular walkers appear as

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sunday 15 July 2018

Sunday normally signals sleep-in, right? Not for me. Yesterday was such an incredible day, pure rise, air about 6 degrees C, there was a good ten feet of mist on the ocean. On sunrise the ocean steamed  into the much

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Wed 11 July 2018

Rainy on sunrise, for the second day in a row. No lives were lost. I actually love the rain, the air is fresh, you can smell the earth in the rain, the roads, walkways reflect the sky, even if the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 24 June 2018

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 Being a part of sunrise is more than the visual, it’s being part of something far greater than oneself. I love how people interact with it. How they stop for a moment. Nothing else matters for a split second. Good

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Fri 15 June 2018

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Local show day holiday for us Coolum Beach workers. Luckily I live here too. This morning I plan to walk the mid-tide beach to Stumers Creek. Dawn is burning deep orange along the horizon as I make it to the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Mon 4 Jun 2018

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Monday!   Good Morning, Monday. How do you feel at the start of the week? Glad to be alive? Jumping into your week or ‘Hell, here comes another one?’ I’m sure we’d all be bored if we just got to

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Waking Up Coolum – Mon 21 May 2018

  Another beautiful May morning, though I was wearing my 8oC coat and beanie for my walk. There were only a handful of people dotted along the beach at 05:40, just how I like it, the horizon burnt orange, pale

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