Surf Mama : One Woman's Search for Love, Happiness and the Perfect Wave Paperback
Wilma Johnson was living on the west coast of Ireland with her family, balancing the challenges of being an artist, wife and mother, until, in her forties, she was gripped by a deep desire to seize the day, and moved to Biarritz to become a surfer.
The plan hits troubled waters as she arrives in France with her marriage on the rocks and three children who speak no French.
Her first attempts at surfing are disastrous; resulting in bruises, broken bones and a damaged ego, but when she experiences the euphoric feeling of catching her first wave and sets up the Mamas Surf Club, it's all worth it.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
- Publication Date: 02/06/2014
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9781849535915