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Greetings from Old Blighty While temperatures are dropping but still at at a balmy 20 C in CTB, here the river temperatures are rising to what the hardy wild swimmers here call ‘lovely’ and this is 14C. This weekend my trusty wild swimming buddy Leigh and I swam/ swooshed the... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2022 at Pacific Jules
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Sending you all happy morning vibes from across the ocean. Old Blighty to be exact. The air is crisp and the last of the daffodils are dotted about. If you haven’t read ‘For the love of a rose’ please find a copy. Beautiful true story of the rose ‘Peace’. In... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2022 at Pacific Jules
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G’day from my home Apologies if a fat finger slip resulted in an earlier misfire of my blog in its infancy :) If it rained food we might be expecting a deluge of meatballs later ( who didn’t love that book) … and it might as well, because it feels... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2022 at Pacific Jules
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G’day from Queensland We are on vac on Heron island celebrating Nats birthday. It’s a slice of heaven as many of you will know. So many turtles abound. Tis the season. Nests bursting open with turtle bubs (hatchlings) busting for the ocean trying to avoid marauding gulls shrieking ‘mine mine... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2022 at Pacific Jules
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Siyabona That was yesterday. Big water. Today so much calmer even manageable for the flat water swimmers (me and Suzie) and really beautiful in with a few raindrops to make it extra wonderful. Temp 21.7 C and Amanda and I saw a turtle at half way. Yay and yay again.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Elizabeth you are gracious and kind x
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2021 on Tuesday is the new Wednesday at Pacific Jules
Thanks Gemma that’s very kind ! X
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2021 on Tuesday is the new Wednesday at Pacific Jules
Haha thanks Michele :)
Toggle Commented Dec 29, 2021 on Tuesday is the new Wednesday at Pacific Jules
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Siyabona ( I see you ) Yesterday I blogged my Wednesday blog … except it was Tuesday #yesterdaysgirl and thankfully no one noticed / read/ cared. Meh So here I am blogging my definitely last blog of the year. It is also definitely Wednesday. Haibo! (iZulu for ‘goodness me’) The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Shelley x
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Thanks Sarah what a memory of Hk lockdowns starting ! Who would have thought. X
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2021 on What’s the matter you? Hey! at Pacific Jules
Thanks Elizabeth and I was a day out of sinc with my blog too Meh Meh meh
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2021 on What’s the matter you? Hey! at Pacific Jules
Fantastic we love that you surrounded by Plum fun ! HNY to you all. X
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2021 on What’s the matter you? Hey! at Pacific Jules
Thanks Dawid great to have you back again x
Toggle Commented Dec 28, 2021 on What’s the matter you? Hey! at Pacific Jules
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Wednesday 21st, water temp 23.2 C thank you Guy. Lovely swim. Some rain. Some sea lice / no-see-ums (as the folk of South Carolina islands call them) and a bit cloudy. Mood board pictures Guy is seen here Glamourised by Ab Fab Izzy and Sarah. The bloke on the wall... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Goeie More ( good morning in Afrikaans) and Gday Last night was a joyous BNB Xmas party and this morning a joyous BNB swim. Oh what fun it is. In chronological order … the Xmas party with an emphasis on our unique BnB fashion. Fabulous efforts from all our Xmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Howzit and Sawabona Reports from CTB are that the water temperature is 18.3C this fine Wednesday and the water calm and beautiful. Find your salt joy and get in there if you can. During lockdown and Covid restrictions it’s been tough for so many of us being away from friends... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Sawabona ( means ‘I see you’ - a traditional and meaningful hello greeting in Africa). It’s great to be back in the ocean and back at CTB. Thing about CTB is it’s very weedy at the moment and after my recent river swims in the UK where it was also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Lainey no more rivers and lakes for me for a while … my neighbour in the UK swims all winter sans wetsuit to .5C. See you soon x
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I was too Sarah. Love the Bauhinia flower x
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2021 on Airline Blues And Swan kisses at Pacific Jules
Thanks Amanda look forward to a catch up x
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2021 on Airline Blues And Swan kisses at Pacific Jules
Thanks Pauline can’t wait to be back at CTB x
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2021 on Airline Blues And Swan kisses at Pacific Jules
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Morning from Heathrow and apologies for the late blog but packing up got in the way like a large jimble kiss. Since my last blog I have had another swim/ swoosh in the Wey with my neighbour Leigh. Manus was busy. Allegedly. This time the autumnal chill had seeped in.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Good morning from Old Blighty and apologies for the time delay in getting the blog out. This time thing. A diversion for you all from the joys of CTB to the Deep joy of the Thames and beyond. I mean deep and moody. Open water swimming continues to delight. In... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2021 at Pacific Jules