The dinners organised by Sharron and Maggie were just wonderful, and a highlight of the weekend was the incredibly focused activity in the kitchen with all the volunteers following Sharron's calm directions for the dinner....well that and the fact that there had to be one or two volunteers on possum duty to keep the cute, but cunning, possums at bay.
There were wonderful workshops held - sunrise macro lems on the beach, drama improvisation, tai chi, making mobiles from nature, and who knew that banana scrabble would become a spectator sport!
We had a 3 hour kayak and hike at Shoal Bay guided by Michelle and Vic of Tuff Buggers on Saturday morning. It was great to be guided by local women who knew the area and could take us up to the most beautiful view over Port Stephens, and then have the fun of splashing around in kayaks on the bay.
Michelle and Vic joined us as special guests for the Saturday evening banquet. Do look them up if you are visiting Port Stephens. The Lemons are hoping to get back to this area sometime soon for more walking, kayaking and biking.
Anne's trivia on Saturday night produced lots of laughs as well as lots of facts. There were some very creative answers and I have no idea who actually won
My very big thanks to Maggie, Sharron and Anne for all their hard work in putting the weekend together. You are marvelous!
20 years has gone very quickly and I'd like to thank all the Lemons who continue to support and attend Lemons activities, as well as all the Lemons who have lead walks (we counted up 21 walk leaders over the 20 years). I hope Bush Lemons continues strongly and in the supportive and fun way that we have for the last 20 years. Thanks Lemons. Jocelyn