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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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Dawn Stirs at Stumers Creek, Coolum

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Traffic of a difference at Stumers Creek at Coolum this morning. The usual trail of sandy feet and eager dogs off leads is replaced with a guest appearance of the original locals this morning at Stumers Creek, Coolum. Over the

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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 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 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 – Mon 11 June 2018

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–  Instinct Photography – In life it’s vital to get away, even if that means staying 15 minutes from home. Creativity needs space, lots of it and my work week has been full on. The more stress, the less creative.

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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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