How would you define passion? If your answer is love and anger rolled into a tight ball in the pit of your gut then you just meet the main character Storm.
This is a story based on true events set amongst the beautiful waterways of Sydney Harbour and the stunning Northern beaches.
With a fire in his belly to succeed and a passion for the ocean read how the main character literally creates a storm of controversy as he creates an ice cream boat business on one of the world’s most legendary harbours.
From an early age he realises just how expensive a commodity it is to be considered as not normal. A price he pays in equal amounts blood and tears. That is until he learns how to do the business as he calls it.
Graduating from university bad ass his new mantra becomes ‘normal is overrated’ embracing his abnormality he doesn’t take a backward step in thirty years as he sets about building his business and chasing his dreams. Not to mention settle the odd debt along the way.
Be it a turf war on the harbour or earning his right of passage in surfing his local break he never seems to be out of trouble. Loved by some hated by others virtually everyone had an opinion but very few truly knew him.
This book is dedicated to all the mavericks out there. We keep society honest. Stay true to yourself and live your own dreams.
One of Sydney's most infamous characters finally lifts the lid on growing up on the world's most famous harbour at a time of zero political correctness.
By turns funny, violent, sexy and scandalous, readers everywhere will recognise the classic Aussie personalities and experiences that shaped the "Man with the Ice-cream Boat" into an internationally known character, endorsed by everyone from backpackers through to the top end of society.
In this classic tale of what it's like to struggle with being different, choosing to forge your own path or responding to the instinctive call of the sea, our hero reminds us to always be yourself.
And give it all you've got.
Growing up in Manly, Captain G-String lives and sees a side of Sydney Harbour that has to be read to be believed. Unforgettable stories from the characters he meets, the things that happen to him, and the experience of trying to do the right thing in a world far removed from the normal suburbia of Sydney.
Some moments make you split your sides with laughter, others will make you boo or cheer as our unlikely hero deals with life on the waterfront.
If you usually don't bother to get stuck into a book at all, well this is the book that will change all that! It's bloody great read. Unmissable!