Stuart Bammon, of Moruya, has just turned two, much to the delight of his beautiful mummy Beck and handsome daddy Chris.Beck has very proud grandparents, Henry and Jenny Hudson, and of course Denise and Garry Thornton are just as proud.A family picnic was held to celebrate with some serious gold prospecting and camping out. What brave people in this weather!After a three-month break Mark Schuelein is back in town. He has been in Queanbeyan working as a carpenter on a huge house that he said would take your breath away. Seems there is no shortage of pennies around that way.Caroline Smith had a wonderful time at Thredbo. She had a fabulous break with her husband Neil for five days. They took an apartment right on the slopes and the views were breathtaking. She is now back to the grindstone on the treadmill at the gym with her personal trainer Kate Turtianen.Jenny Tweedie has been away in Mittagong for a two-day conference with four other Quota members. They are all from the 35th District. Quota International of Batemans Bay is part of a women’s group that works very hard to raise money for various charities, like the hard of hearing and speech-impaired women and children. If you are interested in joining, please call the president, Carolyn Anderson, on 4471 3313.Renee Egan has just finished her final exams. She is off to Canberra with her Bachelor of Commerce degree in February for a graduate program which is like an internship in an accounting firm. We wish her all the very best. She will be missed in the Bay I am sure.Ron Maxwell and his mate Colin are off to Sydney for the big game tomorrow – the Wallabies vs Wales at the Sydney Football Stadium.Should be a great game, they certainly will have to rug up!Michelle and Dave can now see the light at the end of the tunnel after many weeks of building their new home at Catalina. All last weekend was spent hard at work finishing the final details. Next on the list is the interior design. Michelle says with the experience they have obtained, an audition for The Block TV show may be in order.DYK: When a cake recipe calls for flouring the baking tin, use a bit of dry cake mix instead. There will not be any white mess on the outside of the cake this way.YUK: Smoking is an individual’s right but please don’t just butt where you stand. There are spots around the Bay with hundreds of butts just sitting there looking very unsightly.YUMMY: The winter menus in our local restaurants. Loving the hot soups and exciting menu changes.Mrs Farrington-Smythe has returned from Aspen looking fitter than ever. The outdoor and indoor sports have lifted her spirits somewhat. The Bohemian look is big overseas just now she told us. Does this mean we drag out all our old ‘60s outfits and become flower children again?This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.