Skydiving jump a great 40th birthday present

CELEBRATIONS: Raelene Dickinson (second from left) enjoyed her birthday with friends and family at Dicey’s function room.
CELEBRATIONS: Raelene Dickinson (second from left) enjoyed her birthday with friends and family at Dicey’s function room. MARA PATTISON-SOWDEN

JUMPING out of a plane from 10,000 feet wasn't on Raelene Dickinson's list of things to do, but she's going to do it anyway.

She said the birthday gift, from her work crew at Hairhouse Warehouse and with input from her husband, could be the beginning of a bucket list.

"I went into work for a few hours this morning and I got a sky diving voucher from the girls," she said.

"I never thought that I'd do anything like it, those girls just blew me away.

Raelene said she had an amazing group of girls working for her.

"Once it was all done and they stopped videoing me, I almost cried. It shows how much they care.

"My husband thought it would be a good thing, it'll be cool."

While she's still deciding when to take the jump at Yeppoon, Raelene had friends from afar to help celebrate her 40th birthday at Dicey's function room on Saturday night.

"There's plenty of people I haven't caught up with in a while, which is really nice," she said.

Raelene's new look of a short blonde 'do was her time for change.

"All the girls are going red so I changed my hair to blonde," she said.

"Someone said I looked younger with it so I'm not going back!"

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