Christina talked about the illustration process.
Steve, the immediate past commodore of the real Carrum Sailing Club!
My delightful niece Jane, and her lovely boyfriend Jake provided beachy music, including Rock Lobster and Yellow Submarine!
I did a second reading, allowing for audience participation. There was stomping, twirling and grape-popping.
An ‘original’ from the book, soon to be on my wall. Thanks Christina!
There was a sailboat cake…
…and a ceremonial flinging in the air of ‘starburst jellyfish’ to pronounce The Carrum Sailing Club officially launched!