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Yoda the Cat and Travis the Dog

This is how Yoda turned out 1 year later with his new best friend Travis and abandoned puppy I was given by a friend.

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Some Random Photos I have taken lately on my travels

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Changed diet for my knee recovery and now my knee transplant is feeling stronger everyday. Turned 43 April 2014.

  For anyone following my knee progress, I am approx 2 and 1/2 years post op, still in pain and still recovering, however I had some serious problems in my knee transplant about 6 months ago and I felt that I had worn through my articular cartilage and felt that I was experiencing bone on [...]

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East Coast Extreme Skatepark Singapore March 2013

Here is a video clip of my recent visit to the East Coast Extreme Skatepark in Singapore. It was great to get back on a full size bowl. Its been nearly 4 and a half years since I last skated vert properly because my knee was pretty much game over.  However it is now 18 [...]

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Photos of Kuta Lombok

You can fly to Kuta lombok from Bali for $20 or take a ferry and moped with two people and two surfboards for $10. Luisa has a busy schedule but we managed a trip for a few days and Kuta Lombok is now starting to change since the opening of the International Airport located 30 [...]

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RIP Poppy the Bali Stray puppy

I rescued a puppy from our street that slept in a ditch every night. She was strong healthy loving fun and growing well. As you can see she was enjoying the thrills of learning to skate and surf. Then in a period of 3 days she stopped wagging her tail, looked depressed then died. I [...]

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Yoda the stray ginger kitten

This is a little stray ginger kitten I found wandering the streets near our home. Possible two days from dying from starvation. Unfortunately there are many stray cats and dogs wandering around Bali, however this little one was very fragile and needed immediate help so we took him into our home amongst the kitten mayhem [...]

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Singapore for a week

In Singapore for a week my 6 months in Indonesia have passed and it necessary for me to renew my visa in the Indonesian Embassy here. Just so happens to be one of Asia’s newest and largest skateparks in the city. East Coast Extreme Skatepark.It is floodlight until 10pm and is an absolutely amazing facility [...]

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Singapore by air

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Knees getting stronger

Anyone who is considering a knee transplant or a meniscus from a dead donor bank. just to let you know. It has been one year now since my surgery and I am skateboarding concrete bowls every evening for 2-3hours and its getting stronger all the time. A few pictures of me and my friend Johan [...]

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Gregor Rankine and the “Highland Fling”..

Have not updated my blog for a while as I have been skateboarding lots (the knee is painful but getting stronger everyday) , surfing and have been moving location around Bali so I have not had a very good internet connection for uploading photos. The next update will be  big chunk and I am moving [...]

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Portraits from Bali

This is Sophie from Borneo in a peaceful moment somewhere amidst the Chaos in Bali This is Miss Dayu who always has a big smile for me whenever I see her

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The Breezes Towel Art Zoo

I have decided to spend a few nights at the Breezes Hotel in Seminyak again as it has a great gym, pool area and the food and service is 5 star.This time however, when I was presented with my towel’s folded as a hanging monkey and a turtle I asked the boys if they would [...]

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The Reality of Human Flight..

Until I get some spare time for an update please watch this video of the activities I hope to step closer to as I get older and wiser in my own pursuit of flight and speed..Allexender Polli showreel is incredible  

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The beauty of crystal light

My friend Martina has many beautiful objects in her home a piece of cut crystal being one of them Thanks to Martina this is where I spent some time in August 2012..Brawa Beach nearby for surfing and the small Deus Mini Ramp made the experience a fun one Villas everywhere in Bali    

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Padang Padang 2012. Rip Curl Contest of Barrel Surfing

Here are some shots from the reef at Padang Padang that I took as we walked around to find a location to take some photos of Luisa doing her yoga poses with the wave in the background. At approximately an hour before sunset time the wave which is on the west coast of Bali is [...]

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Beautiful Balinese Smiles and Upacara

A few more smiley faces, there is no shortage of ceremony in Bali and it seems that the community spirit keeps everyone feeling involved and happy regardless of their role and position in the community..  

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Chez Gado Gado Restaurant

This is one of the most beautiful places to eat in Bali. Located in Seminyak overlooking the beach, the atmosphere is great and the food and drinks are wonderful. I was Invited by my good friend Alison to come and take some photos in exchange for some free food. whilst she was working doing a [...]

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A night with the Chilean Navy and Embassy

Somehow I found myself spending the night with the Chilean Navy, The Chilean Embassy and some of the heads of Bali in one of Seminyak,s most prestigious restaurants Gado Gado. Their ship was docked for a few days in the nearby Benoa Harbour. It was a fun night out and I am had some great [...]

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Indonesian coins, a photography lesson.. Macro photography

This photograph is dedicated to my my friend Handa, we were speaking about photography yesterday and I was explaining how with the correct understanding of light, reflection and perspective you can discover unlock and present the beauty of any given subject. This is a photograph of three Indonesian coins worth approximately 15 cents or 10 [...]

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GWK Bali’s Cultural Centre

Bali Traditional Dance, Costumes, Sculpture and Architecture in Bali’s Cultural Centre GWK located in Ungasan in the Bukit Peninsula

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Bali Gardens..

The light here is amazing, and I can not resist taking little snapshots of all the natural beauty that exists in the corners of the chaos known as Kuta Bali..Such contrast here, concrete buildings and tourism everywhere and the roads jam packed with traffic. However there are so many places where pockets of natural beauty [...]

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Globe Bowl.. Bali

I have been skateboarding for two weeks now and my knee is healing and recovering well. My friends Tony, Fernando and Paul from the Uk are all trying to improve their bowl riding skills. Concrete scares most people but the rewards are there if you persevere. The difference in Bali between being a beginner surfer [...]

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Johnny Dee!!

This is Johnny I met him at the Globe Bowl 2 years ago and bumped into him again this week, He has lived here four approx 4 years. This is Johnny surfing Uluwatu on a big swell, photo courtesy Johnny. These are some photos of Johnny skating the bowl,..We are trying to get him to [...]

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The Breezes, Seminyak Bali

For a personal treat to myself I spent some time staying in a wonderful hotel in Seminyak Bali. It is called the Breezes as it aptly picks up the gentle sea breeze from Seminyak beach at the end of the road. It is located in Jalan Camplung Tanduk in the more upmarket end of Bali [...]

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Uluwatu

Looks like this at sunset…

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Portraits of Bali, random acts of smilenness

I do not like to take my camera to the beach the sand frightens me way more than ever getting smashed by an oversize wave. Sand seems to get everywhere and camera equipment is no exception. Well I was emailed a link to some portraits that a photographer Lee Turner from Bali Dream Weddings magazine [...]

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Ali, Fernando, Tony, Rune, Erin

These are my friends in Bali, Ali is from Australia and spent time all over running a resort living in Fiji and then living in the UK in Brighton, she is a writer and works and lives in Bali, Alison writes for food and villa magazines and can organize free meals in the most amazing [...]

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Skateboarding Sanur Bowl Bali, Julien Bergougnoux, Rune Lagaide

Skateboarding Sanur Bowl Bali, Julien Bergougnoux, Rune Lagaide. This is Julien, he has lived in Bali 14 years. Originally from France he now skates and surfs each day in the warmth of a tropical climate. Julien rips this bowl hard. He knows it  better than anyone as he built it in his back yard under [...]

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Paddy fields and palm trees and mountains on the horizon

Just some of the views when you decide to ride a bicycle or moped off the beaten track  

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Upacara Ceremony Batu Balong Bali

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Joss Ash, Reubyn Ash and Billabong Pro Surf team, surfing Canggu

The Billabong Pro team are in Bali at the moment and Reubyn Ash being one of them was there alongside his brother Joss and their mum and dad. I know them pretty well and they were playing on the waves at Canggu, same moves as last year and still surfing to a super high standard, [...]

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Upacara Seminyak

Bali is a destination of such diversity and contrast. These are man made offerings to the gods and the peaceful ceremony was taking place in a brightly decorated holy temple where the men wore traditional white costume and the women beautiful Balines lace. All this whilst the cockfighting and gambling was taking place next door..This [...]

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Cock Fights and gambling Seminyak Bali

Cockfighting is a tradition in Bali, owners spend a lot of time and money breeding aggressive fighting cocks. It takes place in a covered yet dusty arena surrounded by men in traditional costume with a cold glaze in their stare. I too attended in a surrong and headdress as I watched up close as razor [...]

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Meka Jaya Bungalows Bali

I am staying Back in Mekar Jaya bungalows, to be fair the staff are great the gardens are amazing and the breakfast is always welcome. However on a realistic note the price is increasing each time I return and the rooms are getting grubby, the mattresses close to un-sleepable in whilst sober with bed bugs [...]

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Lombok Sasak Culture..

Many of the local people here are great, The name for their language and culture is Traditional Sasak. I get on well with many of the families and have known some of them over 3 years now. They are often in a hurry to feed me, wash my clothes, entertain me and make me coffee,..They [...]

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Surfing Mawi Lombok

Yesterday sun was shining weather was sweet so I decided to sit on the rocks at Mawi and take some surf  photos. An Australian Surfer on his travels named Dylan ?? and his friends stood out in front of the lens. Dyaln surfs in a different league to the rest of the crowd in the [...]

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Skateboarding Kuta Lombok

The Englishman Scott that resides at the surf camp in Grupuk village Lombok has invested into his dream by building a bowl at the surf camp…Fair play to anyone bringing skateboarding to such a beautiful yet remote and undeveloped place…Check out this little gem

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My Land in Kuta Lombok

I am now back in Kuta Lombok and have been meeting up with old friends and some of the locals. Everybody has been great and been looking after me and cooking me meals. I have started paying a few people to do some more work on my land and in between when the stars have [...]

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Skateboarding Bali Globe Bowl

Passed  by the Globe bowl in Bali, Tuban last night and two local skaters that I met on my last visit to Bali were skating. Now they are skating the Bowl at full speed and tearing up new lines all around the place..Wiratama Tude in the red shirt was blasting some big stylish melon fly [...]

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Skateboarding Bali.. Deus mini ramp

Dustin Humphries aka D Hump a very famous Surf Photo grapher from the States is involved in a Project on the Canggu area of Bali on the Intersection to Echo Beach. Basically I was passing by to take some photos of random surf action and I heard the sound of skateboard wheels on concrete. This [...]

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Underwater Photography…G1xa

Playing with light, water, palm trees, sunshine and fresh flesh..Art and light and not a scrap of inapropriate behavior in sight ..

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Luxury in Bali…

When you end up staying in places that look like this, free of charge, you have to count your blessings and know the Master of the Universe loves you,.. Thanks to my good friends Alison B, Clari T life is getting better all the time…

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Phuket Ladyboys Patong.

I had to fly from Phuket International airport to Bali, so I spent about 36 hours in Patong and wandered around the beaches and bars in the evening with my camera. It is a very bright and colourful place that has a lot of girls and lady boys dancing on stages and poles in all [...]

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Canon g1X Waterhousing

Klong Nin Koh lanta this evening, few little waves coming in and a couple of surfers in the water,..thought i would try and get a photo from inside a wave. Actually managed to but it was a grotty sand filled brown one about 1ft high. However the G1x is not suited at all to action [...]

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