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Interesting story by the guys at Surf Bunker….

 

Nick Blair is a surfboard shaper from the East Coast of Australia, he makes performance surfboards and uses cutting edge techniques and materials. To me the name Nick Blair was always associated with something that just got in the way all of the time. Fifteen years ago (ish) my wife and I were touring Europe for the summer in our campervan with our surfboards, trying to find the perfect place to live. We had given ourselves three months, some cash in the bank and no particular timetable. Looking back, life was good, but isn’t it always? There is something to be said for the human brain not being able to handle happiness. It has to make up a drama if there isn’t one. I remember making up things to stress us out, like where to take a shit that day or what we were going to cook for dinner. These seemed like huge decisions, because they were, they were the biggest decisions we had to make. The other thing about living in a van is that space and tidiness becomes a lot more important. Everything has it’s place in the van. There was no ‘dead wood’ as far as utensils or tools go. Why am I telling you this? It will become clear.

 

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