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Monday, July 24, 2017

Saturday

Saturday
22nd July, 2017

Dec and I went out for dinner
in Coolangatta. 


Pasta Shop




Tuesday
25th July, 2017
We drove to Caloundra
to see Stavros


Wednesday
26th July, 2017

We stayed in Brisbane 
with Sandra san. 

Thursday
City Cat to see  DUNKIRK

Friday
28th 





Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday

Friday
21st July, 2017

We drove to Currumbin Alley 
and Dec went surfing for the first time. 
It was such a beautiful Winter's day. 











Chillin' out on the beach.....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Thursday

Thursday
20th July, 2017



=  S U R F B O A R D  = 


Dec got his first-ever surfboard today. 
Brand new 'n all ........ 





One happy Declan, methinks  .........

Wednesday

Wednesday
19th July, 2017

We drove to The Gap to see Dr. Yelland
then over to Geoff  'n Andie's house for dinner. 


Declan served the four dogs their dinners; they wolfed it all down.


Andrea san cooked up a veritable feast for us ! 
Yum, yum .... 


Geoffrey san carved the delicious lamb roast. 




A little slightly-belated birthday surprise for moi. 
How thoughtful of my wonderful friends. 


Vanilla ice cream and candles - a perfect cake for me. 
Followed by black coffee before the drive back to Palm Beach. 


Such a fun time; a wonderful dinner; great friends. 

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Tuesday

Tuesday
18th July, 2017







The backyard.  And Jam the Dog having yet another nap ! 

Dec and I drove to Robina Shopping Centre. 
Dec bought the BIG sized Vegemite -  as you do. 

And he scored a new set of Nike Running Shoes, too. 




Couple of party pies and a can of XXXX Gold. 



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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Dec


Sunday Night ( U.K. Time) 
15th July, 2017

Dec is flying from Manchester U.K.
to
Gold Coast, Aust. 

Etihand Airways from Manchester 
to 
Abu Dhabi
then change 
to
Melbourne
then change to a domestic flight
to 
Coolangatta,  Gold Coast. 



Looooooooooong flight time. 

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Globally, the skies are so busy. 



Manchester Airport is not so busy tonight. 




Take Off !  Etihad EY22 has just taken off. It's marked over ManAirport.






Done a 180 degrees. 



Jetting off to Abu Dhabi. 










Abu Dhabi to Melbourne, Australia
Flight # EY462
Take off  Sunday, 16th July, 2017  (9:00am local time)




Dec has landed in Melbourne Airport
however he now has to endure a 5 hour wait
for his connecting flight to the Gold Coast. 

Virgin Australia Flight VA735
Tullamarine to Coolangatta
left 20 minutes late



The Eagle has Landed ! 

:)

Welcome back to Oz, Dec. 
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Friday, July 14, 2017

Saturday

Saturday 
15th July, 2017

It was such a beautiful Winter's day that I decided to go for a walk. 


Above:  Currumbin Creek looking northwards. 



Above and Below: A new lottery mansion "blocking" the sea view
of a previous lottery mansion ( left side of photo ). 




Below: Is this the new RSL beach house lottery prize ? 
I think so ! 

View from Palm Beach looking south.  Very nice, indeed....

View of Palm Beach looking south towards Currumbin.