Saturday, April 23, 2016

A holiday at Killcare






















A family holiday
squeezed in between uni assignments, college days and work
just one hour north
a hop and a skip from Barranjoey Head

ocean views
quiet
a big deck
a small house 
bright and white and clean inside

lots of reading
colouring
movie-watching
playing games
sitting
feeling lazy

the beach
too cold for me after a few minutes in the water
walking on the rocks
sitting on a beach towel watching the waves and the people

bbq dinner
apple crumble
avoiding shops
managing with what food we have

short walks for me
recovering from a cold
lots of tissues
long exploratory hikes for Steve

time to stop and think
back over the term that has been
and compare life to a year ago
 when we had our last holiday
and wonder what the next 12 months will hold.



2 comments:

Amy at love made my home said...

Glad you had a wonderful time!

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