Flash Back Fridays

TIM TACKER 1976 on and off through 1979

Tim Tacker

Tim Tacker


“It was the freest period of my life” said Tim. Tim was a joy to have around; cheerful, talented and popular with everyone, Tim came here because his older sister had worked at the Lodge in 1971 and she thought he would like it. He and his friends swam nude in the late evenings. He remembers me being pregnant with Nicholas, Josie as a three year old and Liz at eighteen pestering her father because she wanted to guide on the west coast (he said no). Among his many jobs, Tim worked in the kitchen at least on one occasion. He can remember making four dozen bagels using the ‘Joy of Cooking’ as a guide. Altogether it took him several hours because after the dough had risen and been shaped, the bagels had to rise again and then they had to be deep fried and decorated. Jim came to the kitchen to look for food to feed a bus load of tourists that had stopped in and were hungry. Jim took the bagels. Tim didn’t get one. Read more