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Married to Tony mother to 2 children Lucas 23, Gemma 26 & her boyfriend Sean. Carer for 2 crazy Jack Russells. I'm dyslexic so excuse any mistakes. The Stitching Room is where I spend my time playing with Clarice (my camera) and Bernie (my sewing machine). Come on in and see what I'm up to.

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Australia Day

It's Australia Day here in oz
join Tony and I on a walk along the beach
The crew set up their shade early so I expect by now they will be fairly messy.
They went well prepared with volleyball nets and bocce.

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We will walk to the Jetty and back

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patriotic tattoos

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prepared for fishing

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lots of line

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and even some fish.

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experiencing the fun of water at an early age secure between mum and dad

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playing in the sand

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many boats on the horizon

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sun glistening on sand.

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nearly at the jetty

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turn around and head back

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patches of shells

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great sandcastles waiting for the tide to wash them away

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I did leave her with my sensible hat

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The boys

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Lucas before he left this morning hoping he is sensible enough to keep that hat on and not get tooooooo sun burnt.

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Hoping everybody had a wonderful day.


thea said...

Yay!!! Happy Australia Day!



Teodo said...

Happy Australia Day!

ciao ciao

Susan said...

Looks like you had a great day!

BubzRugz said...

Looks like a great day to celebrate... Happy Australia Day

Shay said...

Looks like the perfect day. I blobbed round in my pyjamas sewing...your day looks so much better than mine!

Kris said...

I absolutely love going for metaphorical walks with you! Even more so now that I'm not there.

Susan In Texas said...

Happy Australia Day. You live in a really beautiful place. I hope you had a lovely day.

Happy quilting,
Susan in Texas

Shirley said...

Oh I am feeling the warmth from the photo's. We are off to the beach on Friday but we will be in wellies and buttoned up to the eyes in something very warm. Looks like a good day.
Love Shirley.x

Chookyblue...... said...

looks like a great day out...........

Myra said...

Looks like a glorious day on the beach, in the warm sun!!! ...as we sit here in a few feet of snow, and shiver with the cold... lol! Spring can't come too soon! 8-)

julieQ said...

I hope you had a wonderful day...the pictures say you did!!

periwinkle said...

if I'm ever in Australia I'm coming to your house for a party x

Simone de Klerk said...

Thank you for taking us to the beach! I needed some sunshine and warmth!