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We last left you at Conway Beach down at the beachfront struggling with the wind and the imperfect Telstra reception.
Well the Lahneys arrived the next day and brought with them some sunshine of two kinds.
It was great to see Vanessa and Scott and give cuddle to the grandchildren.
The other sunshine disappeared that night to the sound of rain on our roof.
The next morning the rain stopped but the wind had not.
'Twas good ...
... Cook. It's claim to fame is that it 'sings' (interesting harmonics) as the wind blows through it. Today was a blustery day and the ship was singing beautifully. We found there is a new Anzac Memorial Walk and Cenotaph here as well and it is the nicest one we've seen so far. After a lovely lunch by the ocean, we headed off for ...
... 8221; and “significant damage to signs, trees and caravans”. We believe our particular campsite is well protected and we decide to prepare for stormy weather. Unlike fast moving bushfires, there’s ample warning with a cyclone. The BOM site is fabulous, giving hourly updates and projections. Quite comforting in the knowledge that forewarned is forearmed. On the morning of Wednesday the 17<sup>th</sup> the cyclone is still a Category 2. The wind has ...
... boom box, which was more upbeat and recognisable tunes. Poppy got up to join us when Sasha busied herself assisting Brendan in the kitchen, to lay up the table and make the salad with all the accompaniments for the feast to begin about 5pm. There was so much food; turkey and smoked ham, with minted boiled new potatoes and roasted sweet & normal potatoes, homemade pistachio stuffing, devils on horseback and mixed salad. We all tucked in to the tasty ...
... to the day. I went to make a coffee at 7am as Sasha returned from an early morning march, I then discovered it was the washing machine below us beeping away once it finished its cycle, with Ashleigh not home it didn't get turned off. I made Andy his morning coffee as he didn't look to great though assured me he was all good.
Sasha had stuff to get on with, so I finished off all my Christmas wrapping having fully succeeded in completing my task and could rest ...