I know there are many staterooms with their own balconies but really and truly the only place to experience the benefit of being close to the ocean is on the promenade deck of one of my favourite cruise ships
Some time or another when we feel it is safe to do so we will return
Just like their Gt Grandma, Little B and Little M enjoy time at the beach
Little M, our Christmas babe from 2020 is now one year old and walking – Little B, no longer little, recently turned 5 and started ’big school’ a few weeks ago.
Little B will soon be turned into a young boy when his mumma gathers up the courage to have his long curls cut. I wonder if she will cry, just like his Gt Grandad The Golfer’s mumma did when she had his curls cut and turned him into a (younger) little boy.
No watching the waves this week for those two little tykes up above – they live in Brisbane and have been watching water of a different kind. In case you weren’t aware there’s been a huge weather event up there this week with many towns and areas along the eastern coast of Qld and NSW being flooded
You must have heard me mention that warm weather is my friend I don’t do Winter
When the weather cools down I want to run away and hibernate
So this is my preferred way to pass the time
At the beach doing nothing 😊
For a few years when I was a very little girl we lived on the south coast of England and almost daily visited the stony pebble beach at Southsea Mum said I loved it, never wanted to leave and would be a handful on the way home
Seemingly I knew what I liked even at that age lol
With the winter Olympics finishing up soon I think its a good time to reveal something to you
There was one week in early February 1961 – (I know -thats a very long time ago)
When I had the time of my life and even enjoyed the cold weather
Doing what you say
Skiing – says I
– yes –
Snow Skiing ⛷⛷
Dad was serving with the RAF in Cyprus at the time – so as a family we were living in the beautiful island in the Mediterranean.
The youth club went to the Troodos Mountains for a few days
And here for your amusement is Catherine practising for the down hill event
Bet you never thought you’d see me frolicing in that cold white stuff lol
Sometimes good things happen when you get in a muddle at the exit from an unfamiliar supermarket car park and end up in the ’wrong’ street. What a nice surprise this was – on the side wall of the Mount Evelyn bakery
Painted in a sepia look reminiscent of days gone by, the bakers horse and cart is making its way along the bushland track to make deliveries at various properties
The only thing I’ve been able to find is it is the work of a local artist – David Monks
First week of the month – first week of the school year – what I’d thought was going to be a fairly quiet start to the year proper turned out to be busy busy busy with something planned for most days. Actually I should have remembered that after the long covid related ’enforced break’ it was the week Probus and Book Club were able to meet again, and being the first week of the school term choir rehearsals could also begin again. Then add into that an appointment with the optometrist plus time at the pool and yes, it was busy busy busy!
Some early morning fine tuning is going to have to happen though because after a long layoff when ’my things had been on hold’ I’d forgotten the ’thrill’ of chivvying The Golfer along so I could get my fair share of the bathroom and leave the house on time 😊
It was worth it though to see familiar faces and enjoy company I’d missed for a while ~ ~ ~ ~ Couch potato me watched lots of summer sport…..now it’s time for the winter type with Snowboarding Slopestyle plus Freestyle Mogul being this week’s attraction. All these athletes are at the top of their game and I feel for them if they take a tumble
So how did you spend last week – did you get any surprises?