It was a murky old day at the beach. Reminded me of a poem I learned as a kid – “The sea is a hungry dog, giant and grey…” It was wild and choppy with a mist of salty sea spray. The Port Hills were completely obscured.


This poor person had to work on Christmas Day. There were not exactly crowds to keep an eye on. I think I managed to get everyone who was swimming in this actual photo.


Despite the grey, murky, choppy, misty day, it was warm at the beach and the kids were in and out of the sea for hours. The current was quite strong which made paddling out hard and the offshore winds were very changeable, but there was enough surf to be able to say “Guess what I did on Christmas Day?”



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One response to “Christmas

  1. Deb

    Wow, it is a dreary old day in Chch. It was gorgeous up here…kept waiting for the storm that Jim had promised was coming, but it never did eventuate. I have finally figured out how to get round the WordPress login! It was driving me demented!

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