footpaths peelers and caves

Footpaths, peelers and caves

We shot this National Trust trailer for a competition entry. It was shot on and around National trust properties in North Devon, and the surfers are Neil Randall and Simon Skelton. The original sound track was created for this trailer by Gordon Dryburgh thanks Gordon!....[read more]

Nick Thorn

Nick Thorn is a prodigious Ironman and waterman of notoriety, not only in his native UK, having competed on many a global event and international series in the worlds oceans surrounding the likes of South Africa, Australia and Hawaii. A multiple champion across all life saving based disciplines, Nick.......[read more]

Morte Point centenary picnic

Morte Point centenary picnic

The local National Trust team put together this lovely afternoon with a speech from Steve Mulberry and Ray Easterbrook, an amazing story teller who immersed us in the history of the point and live music from Jim Jones, oh and not forgetting the sound track from David Kenards sheep.....[read more]

ONEDAY in Woolacombe

ONEDAY in Woolacombe

We worked from 5 in the morning to 10 at night, it was an intense day! thanks so much to all the surfers who took time out and days off of work to be there and to Mat, Jack, Rob, Stu, Gordon, Joel and Steve our camera men and.......[read more]

Lundy to Woolacombe swim - they did it!

Lundy to Woolacombe swim – they did it!

A celebration of the Lundy Swim Relay Challenge 2009 and call for more sponsorship Thanks to Lawrence from Back to Base for the Music....[read more]


North Devon from a very small copter

Another visit into the wavedreamer archives before we re-launch the site next week. Thanks to Dig and the Bay Surf Shop Woolacombe for the flight. Dig keeps his Pilots licence fresh with jaunts over North Devon. This was my first Helicopter ride and the shaky nature of the.......[read more]

The Surfing Museum

The Surfing Museum is a real and vast collection and an online resource. Conceived and run by Peter Robinson a journalist and my mate, he has set himself the task of writing and documenting the history of surfing in the UK his tireless search for surfing stories, boards and.......[read more]

Shimmering Devon

Nick Thorn at home in Devon

What a weekend that was! I have to hold my hands up and admit to losing my focus. Broken van, cloudy sunrise, too much wind, missed phone calls, I could blame many things but the truth is I was distracted by my need to surf and surf I did!....[read more]

video journals

Welcome to my video journal from the North Devon coast. I try and post something meaningful or beautiful here every week.

If you really enjoy these micro movies, some of them can be found as bonus material on my NOTCALIFORNIA DVD

image journal

  • not yesterday
  • Inverted perceptions
  • Exotic location
  • Standing stones
  • Surrealism
  • Vapourous ships of the dawn
  • Metal detectors behind me
  • Hands up this is a stick up
  • It's behind you
  • Stiff offshore
  • First drop in temperature for weeks
  • Towers of rain
  • Great anvils of moisture
  • The architect of the tide
  • Bird botherer
  • Serene scene

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