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Today's swim had just about everthing included, and then more. I wasn't expecting alot as I started from Shelly and walked in the rain to the water. Always glad to have some water therapy though and the temperature was warm so there's no difficulty in motivation. The only reason I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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I had planned a dry blog for today as I've hurt my back. It's a nor easter again, so quite bumpy in the bay and blue bottles absolutely everywhere! I got tempted however to hop into the pool at Fairy Bower and do some hydrotherapy , but I quickly found... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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There was a strong nor easter today so I turned up expecting not to swim but to check out the surf and the blue bottle situation. The early crew had swum with some people reporting stings and others not. They were celebrating Suzy's birthday with some cake, under the surf... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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It's a hot weekend in Sydney this weekend, the Manly Life Saving Club has their carnival on, it made for a busy area between Manly and Shelly beach. We were asked to swim elsewhere or from Shelly beach to give the club plenty of room to use the ramp and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Today we heard the news that the southern area of the northern beaches, everywhere south of the bridge at Narrabeen, can now have more relaxed restrictions. Life makes a small step in returning to normal, and I'll be looking forward to sitting at a cafe instead of drinking cappucino on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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I wanted to swim early today but didn't know anyone at Manly going early, so i joined my masters squad friends at Freshwater and swam towards Manly. A little bit grey and cloudy with some sprinkles of rain but nothing too harsh. Some waves were present for sure, and a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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I went down for an early and quick swim today, get some pics for the blog, then head home. The bay looked calm and beautiful, just a few joggers around, a few swimmers in the water, not much happening really. I bumped into Lyndall who rode her bike down for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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I love my walks to the club where I can see the morning surfers heading down to the beach. The morning light is always interesting and luckily today the weather was holding up. No rain yet! In Manly, up north yes. Greg and friends all having a catch up pre... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Today I swam a bit later than I usually do. Manly was buzzing on a sunny and surfy day, lots of people playing volleyball on the beach. I could see it wasn't going to be as calm a day as I thought in the bay, lots of surf as well.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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I started at Shelley beach today, not because of rough conditions, but because I"ve had some back trouble and wanted to enter easily and slowly in shallow water. Conditions at Manly looked lovely as I drove past. My pre swim view, plenty of early swimmers stopping before they set off... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 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, please continue to maintain 1.5m distance - even in blog photos! There... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 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, please continue to maintain 1.5m distance - even in blog photos! It... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Conditions looked perfect today as I arrived early to swim a Boulderdash, my first for the year. Summer badges start in about 7 weeks so I thought I'd better start training up, and Kevin was keen to join me so hopefully it happens each weekend now. The 6.30 crew ready... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY MEETING DUE TO THE CONTINUED RISK OF COVID-19. IT IS IMPORTANT TO CONTINUE PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE. THANK YOU FOR SWIMMING AT DIFFERENT TIMES OF THE DAY. Today was beautiful in the water and out of the water. We saw whales... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 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. I wasn't expecting nice conditions today due to the nor-east forecast and it was supposed to rain. I was pleasantly surprised with only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 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. It's important to also swim at different times to decrease crowds and help maintain social distancing. We have received some complaints about the lack... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 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, please continue to maintain 1.5m distance - even in blog photos! Welcome... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). It's also important to swim at different times not in large groups to comply with Covid 19 advice from the government. The weather change... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). How stunning is this sunrise, came out of the blue and felt like it lasted only a few minutes. Luckily I arrived to the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). Let's start with the good news. Martin has clocked up 500 boulderdash swims now, not an easy achievement, and he's not 21years old either.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). I was on a mission today to help Sam see her first cuttlefish and/or anything pretty. Early bird gets the worm so we met... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). I must be getting soft in my old age, I find it harder to stay in longer during winter and I"m so cold afterwards... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). Also remember to swim at different times when possible so there aren't too many people at any one time. I witnessed a beautiful sunrise... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). It was the nicest sunrise and early morning sky as I made my way towards the surf club. We're starting in the dark now... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). Well it was a chilly and grey morning today with some significant swell happening on a low tide. Meant it might be an interesting... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2020 at Pacific Jules