Saturday, 5 January 2013

Saturday Snapshot 5th January

Saturday Snapshot is a meme hosted by Alyce at At Home With Books.

The rules are simple:
To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a direct link to your post in the Mister Linky. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.
Summer in Australia is all about the beaches (for me and my family anyway!)
Over the next few weeks I'll highlight some of our favourite spots to cool down on a hot day.

Post Stephens is just north of Newcastle.
It's the perfect family holiday spot.
Easy access, lots of different beaches and rainy day activities nearby.

Shoal Bay is nestled inside the heads and quite sheltered.
Dolphins often play in the shallows or race the many cruise boats.

Biribi Beach is coastal.
It's suitable for body boarding and surfing.

The Stockton sanddunes are nearby.
On cooler days you can go sandboarding (yes, that's me!)

Soldier's Point is a quiet little fishing spot...with quiet, little fish!! 

But the best days are spent lazing by the water, under our umbrella! 

Happy Holidays!


  1. Lovely photos, Brona.
    I long for the few summery days that we get here in the UK


  2. Even though I'm not a beach person, I love to walk the beach and I could use some of it right now! I especially like the sky shot with the umbrella!

  3. Looks a really great place for a holiday.

  4. Ah, I love seeing beach photos....especially from parts of the world where it is summer now!


  5. Looks so lovely and warm!

    Here’s my Saturday Snapshot. I hope you will stop by! And Happy New Year!

  6. That last photo is so inviting! I love all things summer.

  7. I wish I were down there with you right about now!

  8. Looks lovely! And sandboarding looks super fun! Great photos!

  9. Those all look like fantastic places to relax!

  10. I love beaches on holidays, looks like great times! Book Savvy Babe

  11. Nice....we have snow. :)

    Silver's Reviews
    My Saturday Snapshot

  12. What wonderful pictures to see on this snowy day here :) It looks like you have a lot of family beach time, how lovely!

  13. I like the panoramic views of your beautiful beach with all vibrant and lazy activities.

  14. Love being at the beach! Great photos!
    I've never heard of sandboarding! Looks like fun!
    My SS

  15. Ah, how I crave a lazy beach day. Enjoy. Here's Mine

  16. Oh, that looks so nice and warm - and there's no rain! My Snapshot is at

  17. I would love to live close to the sea, it looks so relaxing :D

  18. A wonderful summery post Brona, although it's all become much too hot this summer hasn't it? Port Stephens is wonderful any time of year. It's been too long since I've visited. The sand dunes look fun too, I've never been there, will definitely put that on the list.

  19. With the cold weather here, its a joy to see the beach photos.


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