The scene was set in “SURFS UP … Again. Prelude to the now just completed trip. Read on. Day 1. Mid October, left town at 6.50am. Clear morning, road winds east through the central mountain chain, to the flat on the other side. Greeted by lush green of mountain jungle with Palm trees finding the … Continue reading Surf was Up ……
Early morning fun and shapely Season opener (Oct 2019) I'm excited! Maybe the body isn't. If the excitement becomes satiated the body will be sore. After all it is seven months of enforced absence from the wave above. No Surf for that length of time as zero North East Monsoon winds to bring swell to … Continue reading Surfs Up! …again!
Introduction Originally out as 3 instalments Boss 1, Boss 2 Boss 3. Boss is a name that runs the complete gamut of emotions from dread to ultimate happiness. There is inherent power in being a Boss. It can be used and abused or for the benefit of all. The following details some of many Boss … Continue reading BOSS, the Long Read
BOSS 1 started with Boss-World, where everyone is Boss. It finished with start of career Boss that you never will forget Boss (for better or worse). BOSS 2 continued in the "or worse" mode and transitioned to "for better" mode. Almost 40 years of working and that pretty much sums it up. A roller coaster … Continue reading BOSS 3
Boss roll call continues. This time? Read on ....... 2. Arrogant Boss Some would say that there is no difference between the Sadistic boss and this. I disagree. This variety maintains an aloofness which is clearly demonstrated by the closed door. It is never open unless being used for that purpose of human movement. Loves … Continue reading BOSS 2.
Introduction The following three part series is a potted history of my BOSS existence over the years. Seven base types are described that have been observed (in detail) over the years. It has been a roughly 50:50 experience of being the Boss and having a Boss. Some Bosses do stand out from the Pack. Some … Continue reading BOSS
BEFORE I was prepared as much as any human could be for what was to come. Fitness not taken lightly. Over months had gradually upped the running from a breathless one kilometre to now 10 breathe easy kilometres three times a week and surfing when I could. The “12’s" creativity blasting from the ear buds … Continue reading 12
Early Morning East Coast Peninsular Malaysia late October 2021 (Pic: C. Round) Tail end of the first week in March 2022, and coming home from two days of surfing . Reflect on what was Forecast and quality of Surf available. A measure of disappointment dominated this reflection. There had been consistent forecast of waves being … Continue reading Surf’s uP!
Part 1 and Part 2 now together for a not so long 20 minute read. 1.War ... “WAR! What is it good for? Absolutely nothin!” War) h'uhYeah!(What is it good for?)Absolutely (nothin) uh-huh, uh-huh(War) h'uhYeah!(What is it good for?)Absolutely (nothin')Say it again, y'all (War) h'uh (h'uh) look out!(What is it good for?)Absolutely (nothin') ...................... Compulsory … Continue reading War …… Peace ….the Book
2. Peace Two, one two three four Everybody's talking aboutBagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism, this-ism, that-ism, Ism ism ism. All we are saying is give peace a chanceAll we are saying is give peace a chance Everybody's talkin' 'bout ministers, sinisters, banisters and canisters, bishops and fishops, rabbis and pop eyes, bye bye, bye … Continue reading War ….. Peace