Long Weekend – Long Week

14 06 2009

As you know, I love a long weekend.

But the problem with a long weekend is that, by comparison, even a four-day week can seem endless. We have been trying to relax a bit this weekend to compensate for what was a fairly frustrating work week.

Last weekend was a cracker. We went up to Forster with my family and played a bit of golf, did a lot of reading and spent plenty of time sleeping.

We went for a drive north to a little town called Wingham. We checked out the thousands of grey-headed flying foxes they have living there. At the Anglican Op shop I managed to pick up six second-hand books for under five bucks! Some great titles and authors in there too: The Crucible, Tale of Two Cities, Joseph Conrad, GK Chesterton. What a bargain!

Ready for another 3-day weekend. Next one’s not til October… 😦

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5 responses

14 06 2009
Libby

I have friends who live in Wingham – great place.

15 06 2009
rockran

did you pass through Bob’s Farm on the way back from forster? murrays set up there is well worth a gurnsey. polished off Anniversary 3 on satday night, and enjoyed some Murrays Dark Knight at the local. Made me miss the port stephens winery

15 06 2009
guthers

I still haven’t been – outrageous!
I did plan to go on the way to Forster one day – but it’s like half way.
Maybe just worth making a day trip from Sydney.
Dark Knight sounds tasty.

15 06 2009
CHONG

August 3 day long weekend for bankers 😉

16 06 2009
guthers

boo the bankers

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