It occurred to me that I must have spent tens of thousands of hours staring at the horizon, in between sets, absent-mindedly popping these little seaweed spheres off their chains. It might seem pointless to the uninitiated seaweed-popper, but I reckon there are worse ways to spend your time.
Seaweed-popping can be a form of meditation, as is horizon-gazing, as is surfing in general. Surfing isn't especially productive, but life isn't always about producing stuff, or at least it shouldn't be. Sometimes it's a good thing just to sit & appreciate & breathe & be.
It is a joy to me that such small and simple lessons can be found in such small and simple things.
Posted by Nathan Oldfield