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TGR Talks #6 with Jonas Claesson

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TGR Talks #6 with Jonas Claesson

For the sixth episode of her IGTV Series TGR Talks our Alena had a chat with illustrator, surfer and artist Jonas Claesson... the man behind our favourite kid's book The Surfing Animals Alphabet.... Check out Jonas' classic book The Surfing Animals Alphabet available at The Golden Rays of course! And for more of his work head over to his Instagram @jonas_draws As always, thanks to our guest Jonas for the insightful, funny and interest chat! And stay tuned to our Instagram page @thegoldenrays for more!

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John P Brodie's hooroo is coming to Slow Response Coffee, Newquay!

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John P Brodie's hooroo is coming to Slow Response Coffee, Newquay!

Calling all friends in the South West.... join us for the opening of John P Brodie's "hooroo" Exhibition at Slow Response, Mount Wise Car Park, Newquay on the 6th of August! We'll be showing a selection of prints from John's now sold out "hooroo" book. Originally made for his show at the legendary Slope Gallery in Tokyo last year, the prints are a visual diary of John's time hitch-hiking, surfing and meandering round the coasts of West Australia. Sadly John won't be able to join us at the opening, as he is laying low in his native North Cal... or is he in Portugal?...

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Free Tote Bag with all orders of £60 or over!

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Free Tote Bag with all orders of £60 or over!

As a thank you for the support of all our amazing customers, we'll be gifting one of our Tote Bags to every order of £60 or over (that's €69.90 for customers checking out in Euros). Our Sunrise Peaks Tote Bag is an oversized and tough variation on the tote, crucial for trips to either the beach or veg shop. To take advantage simply add a Tote (here) to your cart. Once you've got £60 plus of other bits in there and the cost of the Tote will magically disappear!

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TGR Talks #1 with Jaimal Yogis

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TGR Talks #1 with Jaimal Yogis

A few weeks ago, Alena had a chat with Jaimal Yogis as part of our TGR Talks series live on IGTV (check out the video here). Jaimal is a writer and speaker who has forged a career helping people understand mindfulness and apply it to their everyday lives. A master of relatable analogies and describing complex Eastern philosophies in layman's terms he has written several books and been published in the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune not to mention the omnipotent The Surfer's Journal. When it comes to contemporary concerns surrounding surfing and mindfulness, Jaimal is largely considered the oracle! Aside from being a keen surfer,...

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Muy Bueno!

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Muy Bueno!
Bueno!Books is a publisher based in Tokyo, Japan specialising very specifically in surf and skate related art and photography books. With strictly no deviation, they have amassed an impressive catalogue of books by both Japanese and western creatives, luminaries like Barry McGee, ESOW, Tatsuo Takei, Yusuke Hanai, Taro Tamai and Joe Curren.

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