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With sketchbook in hand, Sandow Birk migrates from an L.A. loft to a peat-roofed cottage in the Emerald Isle. Putting pen and ink to paper, he comes to find that even today “it raises a curious eyebrow when you mention that you’re going to Ireland to surf.”