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Sunday 26 Aug – A Rainy Start at Coolum Beach

After so many perfect winter days, it’s a real treat to have a rainy start. No over achieving today. I get out for an early walk 0530, in case there’s  a sunrise regardless, camera backpack weighing about 10 kilos. Good

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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 Wed 20 June 2018

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What do you do when your creativity needs to be on tap? Creativity on demand. As a creative, stress is the number 1 killer. Add deadlines into the bargain and how does any creative function in the business world? Add

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Sun 17 June 2018

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 There’s nothing quite like winter mornings on the Sunshine Coast but Sundays are for sleeping in after all. I hide under my doona until 0540 then bundle up in two hoodies and set off.  I make it to the beach

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Friday 8 June 2018

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– Having No Expectations – There seemed little hope of any sunrise getting through the busy cloud on the horizon aat Coolum Beach this morning. Perhaps  the forecast of ‘Chance of shower’ kept a few regular morning walkers away, the

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Waking Up Coolum Beach – Wed 6 June 2018

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The Lure of Sunrise Early on it was obvious there’d be no sunrise today at Coolum Beach, a tall steel-grey cloud guarded the east, shaped like a long dog chasing the wash. The fascination with sunrises must stem back from

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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 – Fri 1 June 2018

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First day of Winter here at Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast, Australia and it’s a calm 11oC, clear skies, no wind as yet, looking good for the weekend. Some perfect mornings are the most challenging to photograph when you’ve been in

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Waking Up Coolum – Wed 30 May 2018

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Another splendid morning on the Sunshine Coast. I’m late getting out this morning 05: 40, tardy for me, delayed by fitting in an early work social media post. Just five more minutes …. The horizon is gold and purple, with

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