Monday, March 2, 2009


I had a really nice weekend and am now feeling refreshed and happy. Alex and I went up to the Sunshine Coast on Saturday as it was Alex's brother's 18th birthday and his family lives up in Nambour. After our drive we headed straight for the beach and spent the day lazing on the sand. We couldn't have asked for nicer weather and although I was in the shade I still managed to get quite burnt :( It was so nice to get out of the house and view some of natures beauty. I really needed a refresher as I have been in a creative slump for the past couple of weeks and just haven't been able to get motivated.

We rented a small cabin for Saturday night and, although I wasn't expecting five star accommodation because we were on a budget, we were both shocked at the rooms condition. I don't think either me nor Alex got much sleep that night, I was too afraid of being carried away by the creepy-crawlies we were sharing our cabin with. I don't think we will be going back there again. We did however have a lovely dinner out that night with the family at one of the surf clubs by the beach, and spent a lot of time catching up.

The next day we met up with the family to spend another day at the beach and, again the weather was perfect. We had a great day swimming and playing some beach ping pong. For lunch we had fish and chips at a beach side restaurant and, I have to say that they had the nicest fish I have ever tasted (and I'm not a big fan of fish). After that Alex and I said our goodbyes and headed back to Brissy. Now I am ready to begin a brand new week of creating and sewing.

The Beautiful Beach

Alex and I at the Beach

Alex, Kate and Graham playing beach ping pong


Serena said...

Hey Shell! It was so nice reading about your weekend away...and I'm very relieved that you and Alex didn't get carried away by those nasty creepy-crawlies. LOVED the pics! I sure wish I had been there....I've been craving the beach lately.

Anyhoo, will chat to you soon.

Mum xo

Bradley said...

Hi Michelle,

I'm so glad you and Alex had a great time at the beach on the weekend with his family! I've been saying to Mum a few times that we should all go to the beach one day before the heat goes away because I have also been feeling like going there too! That's terrible that you ended up staying in a cabin that has creepy-crawlies. Anyway, I enjoyed reading your latest post and seeing the latest pics!

Love Brad!