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Friday, September 4, 2020

A sore sight for sleepy eyes


Early morning at "Riverbend" made more beautiful by early visitors: Mr Percival and his family. I've always liked pelicans, and I've loved them since reading Colin Thiele's (children's?) book "Storm Boy" and watching the movie many years later.

They did a remake in 2019 which is perhaps why you can now see the 1976 version on YouTube. In my opinion, it's a much better movie than the remake anyway, so sit right back and enjoy it while your porridge slowly bubbles and burns on the stove:

I'm now taking in the garbage bin which completes this week's work.

Googlemap Riverbend


P.S. And here they are again, plus two more, coming back downriver, past my half-built Nelligen Yacht Club-house and half-burnt jetty wall: