Romance by the Sea!
September 3, 2012, 4:45 am
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Romance by the Sea is coming this weekend!


Romance by the Sea is a new literary festival celebrating romance books, writers and readers. Held in the picturesque seaside town of Queenscliff, the festival will take place on Saturday 8 September 2012, with additional book signings and readings on Sunday 9 September.

Guests include some of Australia’s most loved, internationally bestselling romance authors: Stephanie Laurens,Keri Arthur, Anne GracieMarion LennoxFiona LoweSarah Mayberry,Lilian DarcyCarol Marinelli and M.J. Scott, plus Jennifer Kloester, biographer to the fabulous Georgette Heyer.

Romance by the Sea is a fundraiser for local Queenscliff charity Cottage By The Sea, an organisation that supports disadvantaged children and gives them a seaside holiday to remember. All authors and organisers involved in Romance by the Sea are generously volunteering their time, in order to help raise funds for this worthy cause.

And as another fundraiser for this awesome charity, the amazing Jane Porter has donated a major prize –  a week in Hawaii learning to surf! All you have to bring is the sunscreen and the airfares. Here are the details! 

Let’s Go to Hawaii!

The Ultimate 

Fun & Sun Package 

This is the ultimate fun and sun package on Oahu, Hawaii.   This package is perfect for couples or families with kids and includes:


Text Bidding:  0411400881  Leave details.  Reserve $575  

Bidding Ceases: 2.30 pm Saturday 8th September Melbourne Time


  • 6 nights, 7 days in one of the beautiful TGSS Surf & Stay units (Beach Studio sleeps 1-3, Bali One Bedroom sleeps 2-4.  For more info on units )
  • A series of three private (or semi-private) surf lessons in Waikiki, or 2 surf lessons and a stand-up paddleboard lesson, or a half-day surf safari with the Ty Gurney Surf School 
  • Two TGSS t-shirts from the Ty Gurney Board Shop in Waikiki
  • A welcome basket on check in with coffee, chocolates, fresh fruit, water and more!


Important Details!

 Certificate expires by November 30th, 2013.  Space based on availability.  Book early!!  The only black out dates are Christmas and New Years.

 Cottage by the Sea fundraiser (All bids in Aus $). 


Package value:  $2,300.00  

  Donated By Jane Porter

Airfares NOT included.



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