Spent a lovely week at Pancake Creek just relaxing and reconnecting as a family. I noticed Sarah complain during the first couple of days that she was bored - what a change of pace for her, compared with constant phone, internet and friends. It wasn't long before she was happily lounging around with a book or playing board games with Nathan. In fact, with the rainy windy weather, we all enjoyed a few board games. I even messed around on my saxaphone and Nathan dusted off his
Departed the marina around 0700 this morning to catch the ebb tide out of the harbour and headed to Pancake Creek. As Tony will return to Sydney in a couple of weeks and Sarah had finished all her exams, we decided to pull the kids out of school for the final week and start school holidays early. It was supposed to be blowing S/SW 15-20, but was really 5-10 knots and raining. We mostly motor-sailed just to get there, but were pleased to see the new and improved Windana doing
At long last, after a six month wait, we received a call last week to advise that we had finally been granted a mooring in the Boyne River!!! Very happy!! Now ends the dreaded commute between Gladstone and Tannum for school each day. And it will mean less $$ being shelled out each week in marina fees. Checked out the gps position - just in front of the old mooring we used to inhabit about six years ago. Spent last week organising a diver to service our mooring tackle and at
Been keeping busy for the past couple of months now that Tony is back working in Sydney. When Sarah is working her shifts at the Tannum or Boyne newsagency, Nathan and I amuse ourselves visiting the library, going for walks, exploring the beach, playing handball, or riding the Ripstiks at the esplanade. We have also been a common fixture at the local Coffee Club.
We all recently enjoyed the local high school production BATS, a musical that was funny and extremely well done.