What to do on a beautiful Spring day?

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I went out to do some much-needed gardening this afternoon, then glanced back to see Jeffrey looking at me. This is the reason that I’ll be getting quotes for plantation shutters shortly…

It was too good a day not to spend it making a little memory, especially as I’d normally be teaching year 8 English at this time, so I went inside, grabbed Ryan20 and Evan 18 and said to them, “Give me half an hour. We’ll grab the dogs and I’ll take you somewhere…”

They were mystified but complied.

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We went down to the end of North Road to Brighton beach to have a quick gallop along the walking track.

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Murphy the chicken killer is here for a month while Mum and Dad are in Bali, so we set off with Poppy and Jeff in front with Evan18, while Ryan20, Murphy and I brought up the rear. Of course, that was after they all got tangled up here.

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A few beachside cottages.

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Every now and then Evan18 and the kidlets would stop and wait for us. Murphy was a little slower, but then again, he’s 12.

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We walked as far as this concrete jutty-outy thing. It was a glorious day.

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Jeff smiling for the camera. Next week we’re driving to my sister’s place and she’s going to use the clippers on him. That flyaway coat gets knotty.

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Untangling leads while Poppy looks out of the doggy-sized windows at the water.

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Light.

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Poppy decided she liked walking on the seawall. Just like a little kid.

It was only 45 minutes out of our day, but it was the highlight.

 

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3 Responses to What to do on a beautiful Spring day?

  1. Urspo says:

    such happy pooches !

  2. Ginger megs says:

    Love that walk along the beach, and it was such a glorious day for it. Didn’t take the furry ones to the dog beach down there?

  3. Mary L says:

    My Cav likes to walk along walls too. Funny, aren’t they? I love that your boys are happy to go out with you. No way would mine do that.

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