Just dropping in to say "hi," and that it's good to see a few familiar place names in this thread.
Just to give you a quick dit about myself:
Got the surf bug yeeeaarrs ago as a child on a family holiday, then lived (existed?) in Coventry for the next 15 years - no surf.
Finally getting back in the mix as I work in Taunton, Somerset during the week and am trying to get to North Devon at weekends now.
Coventry is still where I call home, so I look forward to surfing with some of you guys/gals in the future (getting a bit of practise in first before I paddle out with you