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We still have some smoke in the air but it's definitely not as bad as earlier in the week. Warm days and cool nights - the best combination Water temp - nothing to complain about Here is Belinda, the leader and instigator of the Bold-Arsed Swans modelling a preview our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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It's beginning to feel like the B&B of old - with no community transmission more people are coming for their dose of Vitamin Sea. Today I'm filling in for Edwina who is part of a support crew for some swimmers who are swimming from Palm Beach to Manly. Puts the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Thank you! Waaaaay too kind
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2021 on Good Morning! at Pacific Jules
Thanks Elizabeth. Doing a dry blog gives me the opportunity to use my big camera. Its a great camera, unfortunately Im the weakest link in the set-up.
Toggle Commented Mar 13, 2021 on Good Morning! at Pacific Jules
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Today's blog is a dry blog as my skin is still healing from the chafing it got during a long swim last weekend. Feeling very vitamin sea deprived, I'm sure you can sympathise. Here is Lainey and Ted's sweet Tibetan Spaniel Freddy in canine anticipation of a treat Scary close-up,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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The weather and conditions information was incomplete. The forecast was extremely promising. A moderate SSE swell, light SE wind on a high tide. Perfect, what could go wrong? However (why did there have to be a however?), the bay from Fairy Bower to Shelly beach was full of bluebottles, with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Wow you are the blogging superstar - what a legend! Fabulous blog! I am constantly in awe of people who can swim fast
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I walked past Roz pre swim this morning (me pre, she post) and she said the swim was amazing today Here she is exuding the Vitamin Sea glow From the shoreline, things did look and feel pretty fine - bright sunshine, the SSW breeze imparting the hint of (dare I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Always happy to be shown up by Colby in the looks department
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We really have been blessed with superb conditions lately - despite some significant dumps of rain, the water in CTB has been very clear for summer with days of excellent visibility. The swell has some East in it today and this means less visibility on account of more chop and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Hi Simon, no Im good but thanks. Your blog popped up shortly after I posted mine, just a strange twist of timing. Ed was looking for someone for today so I put my hand up. I work full time so normally cant do weekdays.
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Quite muggy this morning, a change from yesterday's sunshine - it seems the weather person is getting it right. Shaun and Veena - Veena said there was so much seaweed in the shallows that she struggled to get her flippers off. Note to self, there seems to be less weed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Hot already at 7.30 - the water might be the place to hang out today. Many people had already swum or were about to. Water temp was 20.8 but felt like 21 I don't think Colby was getting a swim but he was excited to see all his friends. Inez... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Nice music choice at the end
Toggle Commented Nov 22, 2020 on 22/11/20 A morning of firsts at Pacific Jules
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The pandemic is not over, so if we could all take care with our safety and that of our friends we will get through this It seemed the weather didn't know what it was doing today - warm, cold, cloudy with the sun trying to break out. This did not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. Thank you for swimming at different times of the day and please continue to maintain 1.5m distance When there are grey nurse sharks in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL SWIM GROUP IS CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS(COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. Thank you for swimming at different times of the day and please continue to stay safe and remember to maintain 1.5m distance. Betty... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL SWIM GROUP IS CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS(COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. Thank you for swimming at different times of the day and please continue to stay safe and remember to maintain 1.5m distance. Please... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Pacific Jules
We need to do something about our relationship with the paddlers.
Thats not good, Tony. Ive experienced similar but wondered if I was being paranoid. What can we do about it?
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL SWIM GROUP IS CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. Today's blog is a Dry Blog. I'm not quite over a lurgy which is certifiably NOT the Rona (relief!) so decided to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Great photos, and thanks for the birthday wishes
Thanks for blogging, Ed. Love all the shots.
Toggle Commented Aug 9, 2020 on Here we go again.... at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. We are in for a few wet days but these swimmers made the most of the not rainy early morning, the pink caps a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2020 at Pacific Jules
You are too kind. Im looking at those photos with a very critical eye and realise I will have to tweak how I take them.
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2020 on Stranger than fiction at Pacific Jules