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Yes we've had a week of rain, doom and gloom but rest assured from today the days will get longer and we can start looking forward to Bondy's summer swim program - not before we've all ticked off our 20 winter swims. This keen lot never rain or the cold... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Pacific Jules
What better thing to do on a Thursday morning than pull yourself out from under that nice warm doona and head down to the Manly Surf Lifesaving Club for our daily dose of Vitamin Sea. This hearty bunch were some of the 6.30 bunch who head out even before the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pacific Jules
We love winter swimming and as if the ocean knows we are about to start working hard on our winter badges the water temperature has dropped below 18 degrees, this morning was a chilly 17.5. There's still plenty of brave souls not slipping into a wetsuit, but for a large... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I'm not the one with the reptuation: women's swimmers; opera; fluffy dogs - I rest my case
Toggle Commented May 17, 2018 on Thursday 17 May: The B&B dress code at Pacific Jules
Yes it is getting cooler which means there's a completely new way to dress in the morning for B&B. There's the functional way to dress - love the scarf and uggies. There's the "done the swim now off to do business" look of Jim and Sarah. A raincoat is not... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Pacific Jules
There are a few blot tarts in our crazy group - welcome to the fold and may you appear in many more blogs to come
Some mornings as you walk towards Manly Beach you know it is going to be one of those special days. The sunrise postcard worthy, the swell was just enough to have a play and the water temperature still lingering above 20 degrees. Across my social media this week was a... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Pacific Jules
What a glorious morning down at Manly Beach this morning for our regular swim. With school holidays it was a great opportunity to spend time with our wonderful friends and family. We all have different ways to relax and enter the water at Bold and Beautiful. The sunrise was just... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Only a couple more sleeps until the end of daylight savings and we start to get some light back in the morning. Sophie and her friends were jumping for joy this morning with just how perfect the conditions were. There were a few waves to give us something to dodge... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Nice work Pete and good but testing swim this morning. Well done Sarah for going out with the 6.30s - that was very brave of you
Autumn is a bit of a weird time of the year. We are still full of energy and enjoying our swimming from the summer months, its getting dark in the morning before we switch to daylight saving which makes it harder to get up and going, yet the water is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Thursday 15 March 2018: Bring back summer Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Pacific Jules
This morning we were faced with the stark realisation that winter is just around the corner - with the water a little nippy to get in but then after a few strokes around in the bay and it was back to the warm summer temperatures. Along the high tide mark... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at Pacific Jules
This morning as we headed down to Manly beach the sunrise was spectacular and we were full of hope that the bluey attack of yesterday would be behind us and it would be perfect conditions for our swim. But alas there were still reports of blueys. Murray and his team... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Pacific Jules
You might need a note!!! The natives were restless!!!
I suspect her wardrobe of swimmers is bigger than my entire wardrobe!!!!
After some rough days and interesting surf, it was a welcome relief this morning to see things a little flatter and getting back to normal. The surfers in our corner always makes me a little nervous and there was quite a rip near the wall, but all in all order... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Today I was greeted by calm seas, dark clouds with a touch of light coming through, and a beautiful temperature of 22 degrees. Sally convinced her cousins Michael and Disa from Armadale to come and swim, hope they saw some of the marine life Plenty of people are turning up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Today was Nat's first day with the swim group after her recent surgery. No swimming for another two weeks or so but being back by the sea and returning to normal routine is important in the recovery. And wasn't it great to have her big smile and positive character back... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Great talking points Pete, keep up the good work
LesBub joined to fulfil her desire to become a renowned blog model. Great cause - we really don't mind seeing nice fit toned babes and blokes on the beach
So sorry, John, my error about the date - whoops
Before we start today's blog we had better put Lisa's mind at rest - the girls were there bright and early this morning to reclaim the wall, so it is once again "Women of the Wall" territory - none of this talk about the blokes infiltrating - nice try. Despite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at Pacific Jules
I was not the water bomb thrower but I do admit to witnessing the incident! Have a fun filled day b&b royal subjects
Life gets way too serious at times and whether we support or do not support the "system" or "family" sometimes tis best to cast our opinions aside and have a little fun!!!! No offense was intended in the writing of this blog if it has offended any of you.