Monday, 21 January 2013

A Beach Holiday



















































We went holidaying in Gippsland last week, which is why I have been so silent in this space. It was a whirlwind tour in which we traveled to Walkerville, Sale, Kilcunda and Venus Bay in four days.
Here's my summation in dot-point form, as I am trying to relax on my first toddler-free day of the year (yay for childcare)!

1&2: "At our beach, at our magic beach, we swim in the sparkling sea, surfing and splashing and jumping the waves, shrieking and laughing with glee."  -Walkerville, the setting for Alison Lester's children's book Magic Beach.

3,4&5: Nappy time, baked beans, champagne on the dry lawn and chilli fetta pasta at Rhiana's place in Sale.

6,7,8&9: Wild and wooly in the tea-tree forest at Dave and Barb's in Kilcunda.

10&11: Still in Killy, taking in the architecture- a rooftop garden in the making and generous window seats.

12,13,14&15: Heather and Ian's home in Venus Bay, with views of Anderson's Inlet. The bush block where I spent many holidays as a child. The house has a fish pond wrapped around one side and you can feed the fish through the windows.

16&17: Some pillows I made for Heather when I was about 17, I can't believe they are still intact!

18: Peachy sunset.

19: Growing collection for the cabinet of curiosities.

20:  Casper playing with old Yowie toys, next to a rug designed by Ian.

21,22,23&24: Back to Magic Beach because we can't stay away: seaweed, rock pools, blue water, velvet bathers, cave exploring and views of the Prom.



7 comments:

  1. Looks like you had a fun holiday. I love beach holidays!

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  2. Isn't it a beautiful area Ruby... I love your pics at the beach! Casper's blue eyes are gorgeous :)

    Sophie xo

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  3. I am new to your blog and I'm so glad I found it! I invite you to check mine out! I hope you have a great week! =)

    -Heidi Harlequin
    www.20stampslater.blogspot.com

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  4. i think i need you to give me the recipe for that pasta please, it looks incredible!

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  5. woooh great photos, specially love the third one

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  6. woooh great photos, specially love the third one

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  7. the detail in these photos are amazing.
    i especially love the one of your handsome little guy in front of the logs of wood. his outfit is ridiculously cute.

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