Day 66 Friday 03rd June 2011

By: smileonlife

Jun 03 2011

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Category: 365 days, Australia, Life, Manly, Photography, Seascapes, Sydney, Waterscapes


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Surfs Up!

There are quite a few surfers out this afternoon. The waves seem much cleaner, the wind has calmed down, blue skies lighting up people’s moods. All in all, a good day to be at the beach. I just wish I could go for a swim, hopefully I will be able to – sooner rather than later. Still, it was really enjoyable watching the surfers gliding through the waves like a hot knife through butter. Very pleasing to the eye, I could watch them for hours. Some particularly good surfers out today.


10 comments on “Day 66 Friday 03rd June 2011”

  1. can’t view the picture. why is that?


  2. “That’s some gnarly carnage he’s making, dude!”, hopefully I got my terminology right there but I have probably just offend the surfing race…I always want to surf but I have the balance of a two legged cat on roller skates on ice while on dry land so god only knows what I would be like out in the great blue
    Nice action and beautiful as always
    Astra Wally


    • Thanks Astra. Not sure whether I’ve heard anyone say dude here, more like ‘mate’ What is it with us and animals on wheels?! ….cow on a skateboard, cat on roller skates lol. I don’t surf, I have a surfboard – but I’ve yet to actually stand up on it – well I can, on the sand that is 😉 Instead, I bodyboard, which I love and I am missing. Hopefully when my leg is sorted, I’ll get to do it again.


      • That is still much better than I. I don’t know, I know you definitely started the whole animals on wheels thing but I think I am subconsciously applying it to every animal. Any word when they leg will be sorted, you must be racking up a pretty long ‘things to do when leg is fixed’ list!
        Astra Wally


    • Hopefully in the next week to two weeks. I might try and go for a short swim tomorrow. See how it goes.


  3. This is a great action shot!! Hey on only 299 more days to go :-))


  4. nice shot! simple, beautiful, and, the solitary figure on the mighty wave inspires a certain meditation on the meaning of it all…


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