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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Spectacular Surf Boat Carnival at Narooma

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Carnage at the Narooma Surf Boat Carnival

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Tathra Ladies Boat crew

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Broulee Boat crew

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The recent Narooma Surf Boat Carnival became quite spectacular with a sand bar bringing boats to there grief.

(Images from Facebook, photographer unknown)

 

Dolphins, a morning visit to Mollymook

Another glorious morning at the beach with the Dolphins 

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Playful dolphins this morning. One dolphin was madly flapping its tail which is an indication it was possibly giving birth to a baby dolphin. The flapping is reportedly an aid in the birth process.

  To view a dolphin giving birth: Click on this: YouTube video of a Dolphin giving birth  

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Swimmers Christmas party: Save the date, Saturday December 22, 2018 at the Surf Club upstairs with a planned start at 6.00 pm. Pot luck evening meal, so bring a plate and some nibbles. Also bring your own alcohol, glasses, crockery and cutlery. For more info speak to our organiser Sean.

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Mollymook Golf Club Breakfast & PM Tapas

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Golf Club opening for morning Breakfast and evening Tapas

The above is in addition to their Lunch and Dinner Dining Hours

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Mollymook Golf Club’s trained young staff are here to make your dining experience, a memorable one!

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Last year the Mollymook Golf Club opened over the Christmas – January period for morning breakfast and evening tapas. This was in addition to their normal daily provision of lunch and dinner.

It was a roaring success!

So this Christmas – January period they intend to replicate last year’s successful morning breakfast and evening tapas offerings.

Accommodation guests at Mollymook Beach Waterfront spoke glowingly about the quality of their meals and service being provided. Besides this you can enjoy the best ocean views in the district. On guest wrote: “We rated the Mollymook Golf Club 5/5 for service, quality & variety of food which included flexible menus to cater for gluten and dairy free diets, and value for money”. Jill and Mark P. Newcastle. December 24, 2017

Breakfast Open Monday – Sunday 8:00am – 10:30am | Dates 27th Dec 2018 – 12th Jan 2019

Tapas Open Monday – Sunday 5:30pm – 9pm | Dates 27th Dec 2018 – 12th Jan 2019

Millhouse Gallery – Christmas Exhibition

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Millhouse Christmas Art Exhibition at the Ulladulla Civic Centre

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MILLHOUSE CIVIC CENTRE XMAS EXHIBITION

28TH DECEMBER TO 6TH JANUARY, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

An exciting and colourful display of paintings by Millhouse artists will once again be hanging in the Ulladulla Civic Centre after Xmas. Locals and visitors to the beautiful Shoalhaven area look forward to this one. With contemporary and traditional paintings in all media for reasonable prices, it won’t disappoint this year. Why not drop into the Sandbar Cafe at the Civic Centre then wander downstairs to check out the exhilarating exhibition. Along with many paintings there’ll be pottery by the Nulladulla Potters, beautiful unique fused glass pieces by Jan Huon and stained glass works by Mechelina Flynn.

Talented local artist Yvonne Reilly has kindly donated a raffle painting titled ‘Lighthouse Channel, Ulladulla’, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Rural Fire Service.

EMAIL:  millhouse_art@hotmail.com    –   Website: Millhouse Art Society

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MILLHOUSE ART GALLERY, MILTON

More paintings by talented Millhouse Artists can be seen at Millhouse Courtyard Art Gallery (opp. Milton PO). With free admission and wheelchair access it’s definitely worth checking out. The Summer Exhibition will be hanging from December till March. Opens weekends and school holidays from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm.

Updating the action during the past 2 weeks

 

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Tony Ireland – Bondi to Bronte Ocean swim

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John and Sean – L’Étape Australia

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Tony Ireland traveled to Sydney at the weekend to compete in the Bondi to Bronte ocean swim. Tony finished 6th in his age group.

John Louth, Sean Pidcock and Mark Stewart traveled to Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains at the weekend to participate in the L’Étape bike ride. (The Ride is 108 km and next year they are planning to do the actual L’Étape Race over 170 km) 

The 170km Race route is as tough as a mountainous stage of the Tour de France. It is held under full Tour de France Professional conditions and runs on fully closed roads whereas the shorter version of the Race, the 108 km Ride is for those who wish to immerse themselves in the atmosphere and experience of L’Étape without the added pressure of the final Col de Kosciuszko climb.

L’Étape Australia provides amateur riders with an experience as close to riding in the Tour de France as it is possible to get with fully closed roads and a mountainous course that is the equal of a mountainous stage of the Tour de France.

In 2016 and 2017 L’Étape Australia was the largest Tour de France event held outside France.

International versions of L’Étape are held annually in various countries around the world to give local riders a Tour-like experience. Events are staged in countries such as Australia, Colombia, Brazil and South Korea among others.

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