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by steve shearer
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 25729
Views: 4141731

Re: Where did you surf today ?

I didn't surf but it looked amazing, solid 6-8ft, big blue sections.
pumping cyclone swell.

hardly anyone out due to the diabolical rock-off/
by steve shearer
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:07 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

see above for Spring.

Not my words, prepared by GCCM by coastal scientists.
by steve shearer
Sun Jan 16, 2022 3:40 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Spring (September – November) The period from September to November is generally acknowledged as the ‘quieter’ swell season on the Gold Coast. This is due to the reduced frequency in the formation of swell producing east coast lows while the high-pressure systems are still situated too far north to ...
by steve shearer
Sun Jan 16, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Summer (December – May) The summer wave climate is characterised by consistent trade-wind swell and tropical cyclones. During these summer months consistent southeast to east-southeast trade wind swells arrive in southeast Queensland as the subtropical high rotates over central eastern Australia. Th...
by steve shearer
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:16 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: General snow stuff
Replies: 537
Views: 171339

Re: General snow stuff

I think he means seasonally.
by steve shearer
Fri Dec 24, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

classic shot
by steve shearer
Mon Dec 20, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

which one Beans.
by steve shearer
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

foamy wrote:
Fri Nov 19, 2021 1:51 pm
Mick Fanning’s mother was the guest on Conversations (ABC radio) today.
Was a really good interview, left me bawling like a baby.
by steve shearer
Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

That is great news.
by steve shearer
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

foamy wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:11 pm
If you don’t think everybody has an epic life, you are not paying attention.
maybe too much attention
by steve shearer
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

no comment
by steve shearer
Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

If everyones lives are epic, no-ones lives are.

it's a patently absurd statement.

Ernest Shackleton had an epic life, the accountant who had 2.2 kids and lived a suburban life did not.
by steve shearer
Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Contemptuous?

au contraire.
by steve shearer
Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I think C.S Lewis illustrated in the Scewtape Letters, which this passage is indicative of: As this condition becomes more fully established, you will be gradually freed from the tiresome business of providing Pleasures as temptations. As the uneasiness and his reluctance to face it cut him off more...
by steve shearer
Sat Nov 20, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Nick Carroll wrote:
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:19 pm
Everyone's lives are epic.
Not really, in fact, hardly at all.

Unless you count lives of "quiet desperation" epic.

Most people are boring as batshit, and quite stupid.
by steve shearer
Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 8574
Views: 1414759

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I did not know she was a Pom.
by steve shearer
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Joel Tudor Wins Another World Title
Replies: 4
Views: 1907

Re: Joel Tudor Wins Another World Title

bit of attention seeking