Category Archives: WELLBEING

SUNNY THURSDAY IN APRIL

FLOODS OF 2009

ULMARRA UP ON THE CLARENCE

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ETC IN CHURCH ST BELLINGEN

In 1981, on this day, my son was born. He is a fine young man now with a family of his own.  Happy Birthday, Son.
Here in Raleigh, its a sunny day with only white puffed clouds. For me, that’s a relief from the rains and grey clouds. I have washing to hang and hair to wash.

The Willie Wagtails are on the porch and King Parrots in the trees. I have a sister. She loves birds and takes very beautiful photographs of them. Below is a Jabiru.

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Her husband recognises more bird calls than anyone else I know.

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I was in Urunga a couple of nights ago. After dark and in the rain. The lights were on in the Chemist and I was standing watching the poster of Inner Health. I couldn’t work out whether the little blue furry people were the goodies or the baddies. My family could do with a lot of the Goodies at the moment.

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RALEIGH VALLEY

A wee dog is visiting at the Main House. She seems happy but our own big old dog is over here paying a visit and keeping well away from the Intruder.

Skies are blue today. The aforementioned hair is washed and the washing is brought in. I am taking a home day. Taking a few in fact due to the Charade being in Repair Shop and Izzy going to Grafton for some gigs.

I am going to take some Eremitic Time. Just need to bring in a little more food and all will be well. We are now established here as far as phones and internet. We have been in residence since 12 March 2010.

On the weekend, we brunched at ANCHOR’S WHARF. It was once a boatshed called DO ME. I liked DO ME. Its down under the Urunga Road Bridge. In town now, we take coffee at the BOARDWALK CAFE.063

The memories I have of former days include other Cafes. And little general stores. When we came on holidays as teenagers, I liked to get up early and sneak out of the holiday flat and come down to the Cafe for a milkshake. I had less access to cafes in the suburb of Sydney where we lived. So, in the middle of holidays, I would be sitting there feeling very grownup and free to move about.

The Cafe back then in the 1960s had BOOTHS. Classic Cafe Booths. A good deal of boy/girl contact  took place in the Cafe as well.

In 2010, the Boardwalk plays host to Urunga Coffee afficionados and I suspect also to the boy/girl dynamic.