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It's a special day today! It's Mary's birthday! Here is the birthday girl and her entourage on their way into the water! To any other B&Ber's whose birthday is today - a big Happy Birthday to you too! What's so good about the B&B is that there is always cake.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 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. Driving to Manly this morning, Fat Boy Slim's trippy song 'Eat Sleep Rave Repeat' came on the radio. The lyrics got stuck in my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Michelle πŸ˜„
I thought it was a good pose! Have you taken your mask off yet? πŸ˜†
Thanks Elizabeth πŸ˜„
Thanks Shelley, a splendid review indeed and very timely given I need a new job - perhaps politics is now the answer? Quick tip- getup a little earlier to avoid the bumps and wind.
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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. This is what you call an "S-D-B Arch". Social-Distancing-Birthday Arch. It's Dave's birthday today and he started the day with a swim in this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 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) "Is this the same beach where the waves were huge, visibility was non existent and surfers were out in force?" Ponders Helen (left) who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 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). The temperature reading in the car this morning was a warm 14 degrees! It was a bit drizzly when I got to the beach... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING. (COVID-19) "Are you looking at me"? This fish must be called Robert. If you don't understand what I mean, just ask Janet. The bay was awash with magical images today of sun speckled and still waters,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Wow congrats to Bianca and Brent on the birth of little Ocean! Very exciting news! Great blog RH! Is that David Browns butt?
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2020 on Mon 15th: Jewels of the Sea at Pacific Jules
Thanks David but all credit goes to Lainey for the images.
Thanks Shelley! πŸ˜‚ How did you know I wasn't there??? All I can say is I was there in spirit! Got to love Lainey who helped me with todays blog. Team effort!
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BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Despite the chill in the air and dropping sea temps, the enthusiasm for getting up and out for a swim never wanes in this corner of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 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 SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE Thank you for swimming at different times of the day and maintaining 1.5m distance. After the ferocious waves and gloomy skies of the last... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2020 at Pacific Jules
What is that man running along the bottom of ocean wth a rock training for? Hope this new way of exercise is not a corona replacement for gyms?! Lots of great photos & info Lainey!
Beautiful photos as always Anne! Love the cover photo too - very artistic! Where did you see the baby squid? Are you still wrinkly from being in the water for that long?? πŸ˜„
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While ANZAC Day blessed us with the most incredible swim conditions which will be etched in our memories forever... ....swimming is not the only exercise that can create immense satisfaction! Walking in the fresh air is another! If you haven't already, pull on your joggers and walk briskly around your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Those who say one person cannot bring down the world, have obviously not eaten a bat! (care of Facebook 😁) We're still in the thick of this surreal time thanks to that bat eating person (I hope it tasted good otherwise this was all for nothing) and we are all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Venus, from Italian artist, Botticelli's famous painting, 'The Birth of Venus', has decided not to emerge from the sea today. She popped her head up, took one look around and said, 'COVID what? Bugger that', I'm staying in the safety and calm of the ocean today. When this April Fool's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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As Scomo's daily announcements continue to significantly change the way we live - we at the B&B are embracing these changes! Why? Because 'Change is as good as a holiday'! and if we can't go on holidays, then this is the next best thing! Social distancing gives us the big... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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There were two schools of thought, in addition to schools of fish, on the conditions of the swim today! Sue Marinan gave it thumbs down with words along the lines of gloomy, dark, bumpy, wet, cold! Ros Ex and Petra, on the other hand, thought it was fabulous, glorious, beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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Never turn your back on the ocean - it has all manner of tricks up its sleeve as Georgina, Melise and Jo (who is in the photo but mostly underwater) discovered on their bumpy but fun ride back into the beach this morning! Speaking of morning - it started off... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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On first look I thought Rainer had photobombed this great pic of Merrilee and Georgina, sporting a bit of extra facial hair. On closer examination, realised it was Merrilee's dog, Napoleon, who wanted to be front and centre of the Big Reveal! What is the 'Big Reveal' you ask? It's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2020 at Pacific Jules
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How did you begin your day? Louise, Monica, Jane (and 277 other B&B swimmers) started with an invigorating swim, relishing the salt air, sun, warm water and stopping on the way for a chat with a guy who looked like.... well..that he was just casually walking past..... not walking across... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at Pacific Jules