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Just a Beach Cottage Life

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clubs and things

  Hello.  How are you all? I am very very very well.  The best I've been in a very long time.  It feels good to write/feel/think/type that. Tonight I am back from my book club.  It's funny really how I have these lovely ladies in my life, I joined the book club via an online site.  I had wanted to join ...

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A New (hot) Day, A New Lesson

  Aloha to all far and wide.  How are you all? Well.  I am good.  I am a few pounds heavier good but I guess that's what happens when you do two things.  I mean it really is not rocket science.  One is eat more and two is move less.  So yeah the pounds, since my last visit here,  have popped their little ...

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Into the Hot

Hello. Me oh my.  We are back from the country.  We were meant to still be there, but the trip was cut short, that tends to happen when you are having a lovely but hot time in a Boutique Cottage with walls a third of a metre thick, a very low sloping roof, one modern looking but not quite far reaching enough air ...

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A Kranky Roast

Oh the lovely warm sunshine-y Saturday arvos are here.  It’s the first Saturday since October that we haven’t been up early, with a lunchbox (layered salad in Mason Jars, a lump of French pate and water biscuits or a baguette) packed and a drive off for the day to go looking at houses for our next reno project.  It ...

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close

Ah, close to the end of the year already.  I definitely missed the middle of the year it seems.  It's hard to believe that the cooler weather is long gone and soon we will be enveloped in the sunshine and heat that is a Sydney Summer.    I'm not sure why it always takes me so long to be ready for the Summer, it always ...

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french doonas and sun baking pups

Hello dear Beach Cottage friends, how are you all? June, and we are in the middle of Winter on the beaches.  There is one thing this means and one thing only in my oh so very exciting life.  Wooly tights and the Christmas Boots from the U S of A. Actually make that two things.  Ok three.  Lighting a real fire ...

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Chilly

  Aloha Beach Cottage ladies, aloha I believe is very topical at the moment as we are soon ready and raring to get on a jet plane to visit the Hawaiian islands...this has been on the bucket list of mr bc and I since we met and this year it's happening.  Yay.  Just a little bit excited for the Pearl Harbour ...