Get on Board the Surf Tax Petition

Excuse the slight pun, though it is no laughing matter. Good to see so much engagement among the public, though all these petitions should be telling politicians and council officers something, which is that the people of Bude are not happy. This morning, Dave Pritchard set up a Say No […]

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Surf It Like the Captain

From Dave Pritchard comes this lovely memorial to the late Rob Walters. I interviewed Rob once and met him but a few times. Then, sadly, I found myself attending his funeral. Why attend the funeral of someone I’d only met a few times? Because Rob quickly made an impact. He […]

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Bude Waveriders Club – Bude’s Next Surfing Generation

I seem to have suitably ruffled a few people’s feathers after that last piece, so let’s calm things down a bit, shall we ? Just over a year ago, I saw a few flyers posted around Bude asking people to turn up to the Edgcumbe Hotel if you cared about […]

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Surfing? Like Heroin ? Eh ?

Having worked at a desk for 12 hours a day for the past 32 years , when I moved to Bude, aged 46, it kind of felt rude not to have a go at this surfing lark! A very dear friend of mine I knew, who lived here, had been […]

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