Tags » Sarasota

Friday: frolics with firemen and other adventures

On a wonderful ‘practice’ day, we ventured out in the dark in our School Bus (singing our team songs, badly), and were greeted by a pink firetruck at the Nathan Benderson Park, our dragon boat festival site. 172 more words


Thursday ... sunset and dinner in Sarasota

We headed to the water for a sunset cruise, but the boat was broken. On the way, we were intrigued to see this sign:

Then just for a change we had a few drinks, then we celebrated a birthday, met some other paddlers, took photos and saw the sunset. 116 more words


Week 13. #24. Long Exposure

Thanks to this challenge and a fellow photographer, I learned something new last week. On a beautiful day with a gentle breeze and puffy clouds above, I learned to use a variable filter, which I have had for nearly a year and never used. 36 more words


Welcome visitors!

We were honoured to be joined after our team dinner by Jane Frost,  Jenny Yule and Carol Dale, seen here with our Jo Parry and coach Corina Bradley. Stalwarts of the movement, all.


Our lovely Matt gives us a splendid send-off!

Tonight at our very enjoyable team dinner, we learnt of the wonderfully creative farewell booklet prepared for us by Caramel’s son Matt (and the bottle of wine he wanted us to have, how could he have known?). 32 more words

MBT Brisbane