Brussell sprouts, Neil Clifton and a perfect swell

With leaden sky’s the light is flat today, thankfully the sea isn’t! Thanks to Andrew From Pickwell Barton who kindly allowed me to film his family and friends bringing in and processing the last of the brussel sprouts for Christmas. The farm has been in the Cook family for nearly 100 years and overlooks Putsborough and Woolacombe Sands, you can find out about staying on the farm here.

The featured style master was local lad Neil Clifton (the surf doctor). If you need to improve your surfing check out his website.

Thanks to Kevin MacLeod for his beautiful arrangement of Silent Night.

Have a wonderful holiday everyone

Having indulged my work ethic I’m going surfing tomorrow, Yeehaa!!!

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  1. redbloke
    December 25th, 2008 at 12:19 AM

    Merry Christmas you bearded wavedreamer you!

    What a lovely little piece!

  2. TheSurfingMuseum
    December 30th, 2008 at 10:54 AM

    Here’s an idea… why not edit all this amazing footage you have from the UK & Ireland into a DVD called ‘Seasons’? I reckon it would work…
    Happy New Year x x

  3. richard
    December 30th, 2008 at 11:39 AM

    Why thank you sir, that is a good idea! Happy New Year to you too xxx

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