Sunday, 20 July 2014

Before sunrise

We've been having some waves down here lately and I got lucky enough to get on a dinghy to get out there and catch the action.
Before sunrise.
Before coffee.

 Wary surfers hesitantly stroking their way to the waves.
 Looks beautiful don't it? 
Until you see how big the waves really are.
There's no way I would paddle onto that willingly. 

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Winter

It is right in the middle of winter down here.
We just had our shortest day.
Sure beats winters in Norway!

Friday, 20 June 2014

Blown away

The winds have been full on this week.
The boys have gotten their toys out.


Looks so easy doesn't it?
(So deceiving)

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014

Activities

 So, we've had plenty of winds and waves these past couple of weeks.
In fact so much so that our internet stopped working and so did the ferry that connects us to the mainland. (Not complaining). 
 The man has been getting some solid hours down at kite-board beach while I've been getting waves with the girl brigade on the island.
The secret about our little secret spot is out by a long ways and every year we see a huge increase in tourists/expats from Bali wanting to move in, make businesses, make money, - I'm feeling strangely protective of our little sweet spot here on the island but I guess everything is changing, not always for the better. 


Friday, 30 May 2014

Stenciled concrete

So we have a "guest house" which really is just a shed where all our surfboards live, and our bikes, and our power tools, kites, etc.etc. you get the drift.
The floor is grey concrete and it looks so ugly and for years I've wanted to do something with it. 
So this year I did.
Stencils.
So much fun! 

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Musings

Remember those vintage 501's,
they were about the coolest jeans we could wear back in the 80's.
The people behind we are 365 have managed to make them look cool again! 
Image is taken from their website
 After being too many years in London I can now not have a cup of tea without the company of biscuits.
So the dried, stale, taste like paper biscuits from the local shop now tastes like heaven,
it's an ugly habit and I really should rid myself of it!

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Free lodgers

So, we have birds living in our roof.
Little lodgers, they chirp away waking us up every morning and every once in a while they leave us some feathers...

 Princess is constantly trying to hunt them down but to no avail.
They love teasing her.
Right now we have a bird family living in our kitchen roof, one in our lounge roof and one in our bedroom roof. 
Who would've thought..