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Howzit Easter Monday. (Howzit =common Saffer greeting meaning hello how are you all rolled into one) The water looked enticing beautiful and calm ...inside the ocean though was a cauldron of activity, bubbling shoals of yakkas darting about, droves of bitey itchy no-see-ums (sealice) some large brown jelly fish and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Thank you lovely Lainey, always so generous x
Thanks Michael I love a bit of Jack !
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Ah today ... the tide seemed to have finally turned. The water was a balmy 22.5C with some promising clarity and great sightings to enhance the swim. In the words of Jack Johnston in his song Only the Ocean After all this time after all these seasons After your one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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After a fascinating and thought provoking BnB dinner last night where Simon Phin (aka Trooper) spoke on why we take risks and how we manage them from oil rigs to the swim, I asked swimmers today how they rated themselves as risk takers. Fingerbone and the Driver (James and Chris... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Toss up between Lou cake or going all the way 🤣. Thanks Ro xx
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2021 on Favourite things ... just a few at Pacific Jules
Thanks Shelley x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2021 on Favourite things ... just a few at Pacific Jules
Haha thanks Lucy, yakkas were best kind sea partridges my imagination could find 🤣
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2021 on Favourite things ... just a few at Pacific Jules
So much more cake to enjoy Fi. Thanks x
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2021 on Favourite things ... just a few at Pacific Jules
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17th February dawns with an interesting rip, a few sets at the point, calm in the bay and a few of our favourite things ... This weeks favourite sea life sightings included 1 turtle, 2 grey nurses, 3 fiddler rays, 4 wobbies and a party of yakkas in a seaweed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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Lekker Skats. Great blog
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Van Morrison’s song sums it up so well. What else to say or better to explain the recent conditions. The lyrics have been ringing in my ears as we enjoy some of the best visibility and conditions for ocean swimming (and sightseeing) in our beautiful bay. Yesterday I mentioned to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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