Sunday, January 18, 2009
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside
And by the seaside we were. Oh divinity! Being rocked to sleep by the roll of the waves each night, waking each morning to fresh, crisp salty air. The sky mocking the sea, or was it the other way around? Middleton, SA is surely a perfect place on earth. We rented a beach shack, nothing flash this year: it's good for the kids to accept that every holiday is NOT on a five star resort.
We cooked very little but ate very well. We swam and sunned, fossicked for sea treasure and Martha and I made some spectacular sandcastles decorated with weeds, shells and feathers. These we left for the mermaids. Martha made a wondeful mermaid necklace with hollow shells. We wandered up and down the beach, played beach cricket, surfed the waves and thanked the wonders of nature.
In addition to all this wonderful outdoor activity, we read novels (more about mine later), watched movies, sipped cool drinks and I crocheted a number of odd balls of wool up (more about this too).