Saturday, 2 February 2013

Saturday Snapshot 2nd February

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 and 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.

February - my favourite month of the year!
It's still summer, but starting to cool down a little.

It's my birthday month (along with so many family and friends it's ridiculous really!)

The new school year has just started and everyone is fresh and rested from the long break in routine. There's an optimism attached to the new school year that lingers from my own school days as well as from my teaching years.
I love the 'do-over' feel that goes along with a new school year.
The possibility, anticipation and hope!

One of the things we love to do at this time of the year is to go to the beach after work/school on Friday's to cool down...our beach of choice is Coogee Beach.
Coogee Beach Feb 2006
March 2008

The perfect place to relax, play and swim together.

22 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Month. :-)
    It took me a minute to figure out the first photo - almost an optical illusion there.
    Looks like a fun place.

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  2. Happy Birthday Brona. I love Coogee Beach too, but don't get there nearly often enough. This sounds like a wonderful tradition.

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  3. That first one took me a minute too - I thought it was a giant yellow flotation device stuck in the sand.
    Happy Birthday Brona; what a beautiful part of the world to spend it in!

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    1. It is a flotation device (used by the lifesavers) attached to a pole near the swimming flags.

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  4. A lovely beach, we can only dream about until next summer. Maybe that's why I posted a summer photo. :)
    Thanks for sharing. Happy Birthday too!

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  5. Happy birthday...and I love gorgeous beach photos. These are truly amazing. Enjoy!

    Here's MY SATURDAY SNAPSHOT POST

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  6. Happy Birthday. I wish it was summer beach time:) Great photos

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  7. Happy Birthday to you! I love looking at beach photos when I am surrounded by snow.

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  8. Great to see beach photos when we've got snow on the ground! Happy Birthday!

    Joy's Book Blog

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  9. Oh, what I would give to be laying on that beach right now with a nice soft towel, some sunglasses, and a good book! I can dream!

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  10. Happy Birthday month. Summer months are my favorite too... and that beach looks so inviting.

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  11. That looks lovely! We could use some of that sunshine here in Oregon. :)

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  12. Looks like a beautiful place to relax.

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  13. Happy Birthday..my daughter turns 21 on Valentines Day♫ The beach looks wonderful. Here's my SS:http://lore-eleven.blogspot.com/2013/01/curve-here.html

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  14. Ah...more beach photos...I feel the warmth...

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  15. Hope you have a great birthday! My granddaughter's in on the 15th.
    LOVE all your photos!! The beach is my happy place!
    Here's My SS

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  16. Oh, for a nice warm day at the beach! Your photos look like tons of fun.

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  17. I love the light in the last one. The sky is so beautiful.

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    1. I love that photo too...but because of the time thing...that young boy 5 yrs later is now taller than his father! It's my husband who has to stretch to catch up in ball games now :-)

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  18. Oh I can feel the sand through my toes. What fun.

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  19. It's nice to have a different perspective on February. Here in the States, February is one of the most abhorred months because we're all so sick of winter. Love the candid shots on the beach. Here's Mine

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