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The smallish crew who showed this morning were in for a treat - below the gloomy clouds was warm clear water with sea creatures a-plenty for us to interact with. Sunrise was a muted affair I saw these ladies leave the water and re-enter shortly after - not enough of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2019 at Pacific Jules
I'm also a big fan of Non Dyalb and thought his turn at the Enmore was epic. Reading enviously of your merch purchase, Elizabeth and Shelley. The merch counters and surrounding crowds always put me off. I invariably walk away and invariably regret it later.
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2019 on Don't get stuck in the corner at Pacific Jules
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There was quite the rip running along the corner and beyond today, and this was Mr Drinkwater's advice for swimming back to the beach - avoid the trouble spots and go with the flow rather than against it. It struck me that this could be a metaphor for life -... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Today is an extra special day. January 26 marks the landing of the First Fleet, a convoy of 11 ships carrying convicts, at Port Jackson in 1788. This event represents the founding of the colony New South Wales. From 1946, January 26 was called Australia Day in all states and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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As the warm weather continues and the murky waters and cold temps appear to have departed, a B&B swimmer's thoughts naturally turn to the longer summer swims - the triple, the 6km and the 10km and the glory these swims confer on one. Coming up to the weekend the hive... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at Pacific Jules
Ah Inge Im so sorry I missed out on putting in your photo!!
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2018 on Summertime and the living is easy at Pacific Jules
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With many swimmers enjoying the year-end break, the mood is definitely relaxed, despite some challenging swimming conditions. There appears to be a sandbank out from the point, delivering interesting wave and rip patterns. Note the sole swimmer entering the water I saw the 6:30 swimmers heading out from the beach.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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Merry Christmas from the politically incorrect Bold and Beautiful Swim Squad. Many swimmers were getting right into the Christmas Spirit with their attire today This was going to be a photo of Annie and Janet. It still was, but with benefits Lainey and Sheena - it was going to be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Robyn and Ed. Ian did his a while ago. Ive been dragging the chain.
Toggle Commented Dec 15, 2018 on A getting wet kind of day at Pacific Jules
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Apologies for the lateness of this blog - I've just come back from doing my annual Bronze wet proficiency (with a side trip to the supermarket on the way home). You can now rest assured that Dee Why is protected for another year, under the benevolent gaze of yours truly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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Did you know that when you immerse yourself in the ocean you are performing an ancient ritual of purification? Rituals featuring water are practiced by many faiths. Water has a central place in the practices and beliefs of many religions for two main reasons. Firstly, water cleanses. Water washes away... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Love this!
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2018 on Seaweed Sunday Vlog at Pacific Jules
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Oopsie! Not only did I show up late, also did not check the calendar. I started with Jo Gregory. We both expressed sadness over the absence of the cheesy one. Hopefully he will be back soon. I'd been reading the blogs from the past week with some excitement, but had... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Pacific Jules
I've just delved into the link you posted and must say I agree with it 100%. I've been having some work stress and haven't been to see Doctor E for a few months. Made it back 3 weeks ago. One treatment in, the stress is still there but my response to it has changed - patterns of stress adjusted. This stuff works.
Toggle Commented Oct 22, 2018 on 22/10/18 - Health Starts Here at Pacific Jules
nice post
Toggle Commented Oct 22, 2018 on 22/10/18 - Health Starts Here at Pacific Jules
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You never know what you're going to get was running through my mind as I walked down Ashburner Street this morning. Confession - I noticed Forrest Gump was on the tube last night but surfed past it. So much seaweed! For a minute I thought I was at my local... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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I must admit I did not want to get up this morning. After getting soaked several times through the course of yesterday's work day, surely I deserved a sleep-in. But we bloggers are a dedicated lot and who am I to let the team down. Hardy regulars mulling over the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Foreman material for sure
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This was the scene from the shoreline this morning. The unedited and edited versions I just managed to catch the Drinks Express starting their swim Meanwhile up on the path it was all going on. Water temps are on the increase. Ian from Management asked me to remind those who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Should have come and swum instead of watching that tennis match that turned into an episode of South Park. Great blog, evoking fomo right now.
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2018 on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Pacific Jules
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The longer days and the rain we've had over the past few weeks have triggered a burst of spring flower growth, on display in the front gardens of Ashburner Street on the way to the beach. Here are some gorgeous azalea, magnolia and brunfelsia aka yesterday today and tomorrow. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at Pacific Jules
Hi LinaMaria yes, Cheryl or I will have them
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2018 on Father's Day at Pacific Jules
Thanks Edwina!
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2018 on Father's Day at Pacific Jules