(aka Buffy, Polly, Babytoes) 
“You’re going to get a smack”

(aka Buffy, Polly, Babytoes)

“You’re going to get a smack”

Current Occupation:
Marketing Manager
Dream Job: Cookbook writer for dogs
Passions: Ballet, smiling, 1930’s dresses, disco, restaurants, the peep toe shoe, lipsticks, cookbooks, Art Deco tea sets, multi media, mad about dogs, anything to do with water.
Ambitions: Keep smiling… and to travel with a passport and a paddle
Claim to Fame/Infamy:
Largest PD wardrobe

Favourite Stuff  
Food: Warm flourless chocolate mini muffins, lamb shanks, BBQ King really late, broccoli, brazil nuts.
Drinks: A trough of white wine, extra large skim milk flat whites, orange juice with no pith.
Movies/Books/Music: Movies – never just one favourite. And not just at the cinema. On a plane, on my couch, in summer at Moonlight Cinema with a picnic and the audience in fancy dress singing to “Grease”. “Gone with the Wind” when I was 12. Not leaving the cinema during Pulp Fiction.

Books – Jeanette Winterson’s “Written on the Body” to Margaret Atwood’s “The Blind Assassin” to Bazaar (not just for the articles) to a daily dose of ClickZ and even junk mail (for outrageous use of apostrophes).

Music – predominantly features female artists from Fiona Apple, Natalie Merchant, Neneh Cherry to Voice of the Beehive.

Super Hero or Villian: Poison Ivy

PDs Stuff
PD Member Since: November 2005
How I Got Into Paddling: Dragon boating notices for novice paddlers at my gym…switched after one session to Pacific Dragons because a great website gets me every time.
Favourite PD Moment: Winning Gold and Silver at the Nationals 2006 with the women’s team and then seeing the guys win Gold – twice! And the Nationals after-party 2006.
Three words to describe PDs: Driven, passionate, winners.
Favourite PD Photo Gallery Pic:

Other Stuff
Role Models, Heroes & Heroines: Scarlett O’Hara, my family, Maina Gielgud former creative director of the Australian Ballet. And Gavin and Jules for ongoing inspiration on and off the water.
When not paddling most likely to be found: Talking, vintage shopping, movies, at the park with my dog.
Three people you’d like to invite to dinner:
Wilson brothers (Owen and Luke), Glenn Robbins, Katie Couric
Superstitions (Paddling or Otherwise): None really but always make a point of having great headwear especially on race day.