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Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Trev » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:34 pm

Sad news overnight.
RIP Joe.
I curse their head & all the hairs of their head; I curse their face, their brain, their mouth, their nose, their tongue, their teeth, their forehead, their shoulders, their breast, their heart, their stomach, their back, their womb, their arms, their legs, their hands, their feet & all their body, from the top of their head to the soles of their feet, before and behind, within and without

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Beanpole » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:37 pm

Sad news. Got my first new surfboard from his shop at Kirra. MP Ski Free Model.

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Trev » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:10 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:37 pm
Sad news. Got my first new surfboard from his shop at Kirra. MP Ski Free Model.
Me too.
Christmas Eve 1963.
Worked at the sand mines to pay for it.
9'3" Translucent yellow.
I curse their head & all the hairs of their head; I curse their face, their brain, their mouth, their nose, their tongue, their teeth, their forehead, their shoulders, their breast, their heart, their stomach, their back, their womb, their arms, their legs, their hands, their feet & all their body, from the top of their head to the soles of their feet, before and behind, within and without

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Trev » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:18 pm

I curse their head & all the hairs of their head; I curse their face, their brain, their mouth, their nose, their tongue, their teeth, their forehead, their shoulders, their breast, their heart, their stomach, their back, their womb, their arms, their legs, their hands, their feet & all their body, from the top of their head to the soles of their feet, before and behind, within and without

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:47 pm

Magic bloke, lucky enough to interview him and see his workshop at Cabbas.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Beanpole » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:01 pm

I love that he had a bit of a Renaissance in his later years. He deserved it.

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:02 am

Joe was a classic, very Australian. He had a good innings.

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Re: Valé Joe Larkin

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:04 pm

I remember his ad in SW in 1969......,"If you want a bloody lolly go somewhere else....we build real surfboards for real surfers."

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