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the water temp today was 18.8 and the air was 17. warmer than the 10 from last week. Science. But somehow it did not feel that warm. once in though it was just lovely. Look At these swimmers who have rugged up so that they do not miss the swim... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pacific Jules
Extreme change to blog format today. Here are some early morning swimmers first up: Ken looks different to his BB attendance photo Another beautiful day for swimming when it was warmer inside the water than out I have developed a super power. I photographed Gemma even though I did not... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Best Mother’s Day blog ever!
They are great swimmer photos
Toggle Commented May 12, 2018 on Another super Saturday at Pacific Jules
Just splendid
That’s going the extra mile employing an x ray machine as well as a camera. At 7 there were a huge number of of jelly blubbers. Gross to swim through.
Toggle Commented May 6, 2018 on Don't swim at 6am * at Pacific Jules
That is just a fabulous blog. So much to admire. The B.B. swim in exquisite conditions and the wow swims done by people around the world. Thanks Edwina for bringing it all to us
Toggle Commented May 5, 2018 on Wow! What a Saturday at Pacific Jules
Any technical lapses belong to the photographer. Inge is a mermaid. Did you think she may have been demonstrating something to me to work on?
Toggle Commented May 4, 2018 on Friday 4 May 2018 a bumpy swim at Pacific Jules
It was a bumpy old swim today. A bit of different actions at the shore and then ok at Shelly. Lots of people enjoying the 21 degrees water The newbies keep rolling in like the constant waves to the shore. Welcome to you Lovely that Brian and Jen have come... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I know what you are thinking - what is YTWL? is it an up to date abbreviation used by all the youth that your blogger will reveal? No. It is a good stretch sequence (says google). One of the most important things about B.B. is swimming. I am on a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I recall a campaign from my youth called Life. Be in it. which featured an animated guy called Norm who got up from in front of the Tv and undertook some activity. It was a public health campaign to encourage movement. It was really effective. We need it again. After... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at Pacific Jules
It is Friday the 13th and you all know what that means. Yes, lots and lots of emails from websites that you have shopped at or almost shopped at sending you BIG ADS to shop a lot because it is black Friday. I feel so vulnerable because the ads keep... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Splendid blog for a splendid swim day
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2018 on I love autumn!! at Pacific Jules
I was reading a review of Sean Penn "Sleb" author - his book is apparently very awful - and thought I know where the real slebs are in the morning. See: Glorious sky At one point there was a worry that there were not enough caps for newbies and so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Ocean swimmers are so keen to focus their time on ocean swimming that they economise on prepositions. "Getting out" and "getting out" for entering and exiting the sea but also "Getting in" [to the water]and "getting in" [to the beach]. Some people may be confused but ocean swimmers are not.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Lots of good things on in March. Coastrek walk today. Balmoral swim on Sunday Bold and Beautiful swim every day. Quick blog today because Elizabeth Ecks and I are volunteering for Coastrek today. Manly offered another beautiful swim day Derek and I competed for the role of photographer and he... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Pacific Jules
When I got in this morning to the beautiful sea, and some rogue waves rolled in knocking me off balance, I thought the sea was being mischievous - and we often give the sea human characteristics. It was warm and clean today. Look at the great people who swam Fiona... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at Pacific Jules
It was a hard start because it was so FABULOUS in the water today, I could hardly bring myself to get out!!! Great water temp, calm surface, a lovely day, lots and lots of fish. Here are a couple of clever young women who know that to have a great... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Some of BB live in Manly and some of us travel. For all of us, the destination is swimming at Manly and Shelly. Lots of water moving about today and warnings of blue bottles so many swimmers went north. But with so many waves, they had to get to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I missed my swim today but will swim another day because the sea is always there and Bold and Beautiful is open for sea business everyday. Thanks to JK for some photos! Lovely morning sight - the horizon at Manly See Dorsett's badge. See below about BB badges Always take... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I did not see the super moon so instead today with a group of others I had a super swim. Here are the Babewatch group who swim with BB and talk about anxiety and depression that people suffer from to raise awareness. Apart from that awareness-raising and being very excellent... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Pacific Jules
The national anthem, Australian flags and symbols and a cake stall raising money for Australians for Women’s Health Hospital for Women and Babies. And swimming at the beach. And openly discussing your opinion about the date and the day without fear of anything but possibly social awkwardness or a different... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at Pacific Jules
yes. the dog photo was taken by a professional.
When I look at waves all I see is the size of them. Wiser people say things like - it is big but not breaking or it has no power in it etc. I feel that the skills you need to be an improving ocean swimmer are sort of like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Pacific Jules
With all the sightings of the fever of cow nosed-rays I wondered about who is the decider of collective nouns. Personally I would not have selected a 'fever' for rays. I think a glide of rays would be better. Their movement is so smooth and elegant. So I then wondered... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Pacific Jules