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Fingal Headland and the Tweed River

Fingal Headland and the Tweed River (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Well our holidays are over and we are home again. Did you miss me ? I tried to blog every day but sometimes it wasn’t possible. We took the caravan to Fingal ( Northern New South Wales) for a week. It was so peaceful there. I loved seeing the dolphins every day and the whales. We used to walk up to the lighthouse and look out and watch the salt spray coming off the waves in white wispy clouds.  There is a place there called the Giants Causeway and the waves just pound through there. It sounds like thunder. Very Impressive! I wish I was a painter when I see the beauty in the world, like beautiful sunrises or sunsets, or all of nature really. The caravan park is on the beach and the last few days were very windy (southerly). The poor van was rocking and rolling at times. We were amazed at the destruction as there were so many trees were lying on the beach, and the sand erosion was terrible. We went on some lovely drives to Pottsville and Hastings Point. It’s really pretty country. The Spouse caught a huge flathead which we ate for lunch. It was yummy too. The Spouse loves to fish and he was the only one that caught anything. The weather was really against us but we had a wonderful time anyway.

There was a sea-eagles nest there too and we went every day to check on the chick to make sure he hadn’t blown out of the nest. He had very conscientious parents who were there with him most of the day. It was amazing to watch them bring in fresh fish for him several times a day.

Once we got home we had to unpack the van and clean it so it is all ready for next time. Then I had to get stuck into the washing, how many clothes can two people wear? The poor gardens needed a good water too. We collected our dogs and our birds from their Aunty Nora and they were pleased to see us. They love going to her place but they love coming home again too. My budgie, Sweetie, is glued to my shoulder and doesn’t want me to go anywhere without him, and the canary, Jamie, hasn’t stopped singing. The two dogs won’t leave me alone either, my lap will be worn out soon. It’s funny isn’t it? I enjoy going away and am sad to leave but I love coming home too. Anyhow I must be off and do some more work. Good to catch up with all of you again.  🙂



8 comments on “Back To Reality

  1. on thehomefrontandbeyond
    July 25, 2012

    Sometimes it is nice to go away just to come home again and appreciate it

  2. globalunison
    July 25, 2012

    Seems like you had a lot of fun !! It is always good to be back home – after all home can never be replaced!!

    • judysp
      July 26, 2012

      Hi Naima long time no hear. How are you going? I am glad to be home again. I miss my animals a lot when I am away. 🙂

      • globalunison
        July 26, 2012

        I know, you have adorable dogs!! They must have missed you so much!! How are you doing?? A lot of work to clean the home and all?? Have a good day!!

  3. dorannrule
    July 26, 2012

    Welcome back Judy! Reality is good too, especially when you’re so loved.

    • judysp
      July 26, 2012

      thanks it is good to be back I love my home and my friends. 🙂

  4. russtowne
    July 26, 2012

    I’m glad you had a nice vacation and came home safely!

    • judysp
      July 26, 2012

      thanks Russ nice to be back among friends. 🙂

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