On the Highest Tide of the Year….

9 Jan

Earlier this month, Sydney waters experienced the highest tide of the year.

Officially 2.04 metres, it may well have been even higher, for at the baths (where I’ve swum for over thirty years) on the Georges River , I’ve never seen it so high..

Though not a regular swimmer, my husband Ron decided that this was an opportunity too good to miss. With the water temperature being around 25 degrees, who could blame him?

Our Maltese cross, Chicki, couldn’t bear to be left out, and soon discovered that she was almost chest-deep in salt water though her feet were firmly on the promenade.

For her, the adventure was followed by a warm wash, then  sun-baking on a chair.

What a memorable day!

Where's the Beach?

Where’s the Beach?

Ron and Chicki enjoying the water

Ron and Chicki enjoying the water

I'm wet!

I’m wet!

Drying off in style

Drying off in style

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5 Responses to “On the Highest Tide of the Year….”

  1. davidprosser January 9, 2014 at 9:22 am #

    It looks like you all had great time.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp January 9, 2014 at 9:57 am #

      It was wonderful, David! I was amazed at how high the tide came up!
      xxx Massive Hugs xxx

  2. Debbie Robson January 15, 2014 at 7:42 am #

    The scenery reminds me of the little bay up Coal and Candle Creek way we used to visit on our boat Susie II when I was a teenager.

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp January 15, 2014 at 10:00 am #

      I’ve never been to Coal and Candle Creek. Must be a pretty place. 🙂

      • Debbie Robson January 16, 2014 at 11:57 am #

        Yes, it is. Very much away from it all!

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