Breakfast simply must be eaten out on the balcony while enjoying the morning views of boaties trying to catch their breakfast. We have both been so tired since arriving that the day starts late. I never sleep well the first few nights I am away from home so am feeling a tad ordinary.
However, despite the tiredness we still go on our late afternoon walk along the boardwalk while the sun is setting.
We watch the antics of the locals as they wait for the tourists to share their fish and chips.
Meanwhile the pelicans are staying close to the fishermen in case they get thrown the odd fish.
It only takes ten minutes or so to walk along the boardwalk to Kings Beach now whereas it took us at least 30 minutes years ago when the children were little and before it was built. They loved scrambling over the rocks as they made their way from Happy Valley to the sand of Kings Beach. Each rock pool they came across would have to be investigated in case there was a crab hiding in there and it was so much fun and became a bit of a tradition. This December my grandchildren can do the exploring as they holiday here for a couple of weeks.
The water is calm at the back of our unit and it is quite tranquil and a lovely place to sit and watch the passing boats and rowers. Earlier today I had a brain snap and decided to take the bus up to Kawana Shopping Centre. The driver didn't tell us the route had been changed unfortunately. When we finally arrived there after a hot walk in the sun I wondered why we had bothered as all the shops were the same as the ones in Toowoomba. We didn't stay long and bussed it home again...back to the ocean and the peace and quiet. I decided I am definitely getting old and cranky.
Tomorrow a friend is taking us to a soap supplies place which I am looking forward to so very much.
Have a great weekend everyone.