Sydney-siders like us woke up to a wonderful day, full of blue skies and the promise of unseasonal, warm weather. We weren’t in for a disappointment, either, since by mid-morning one could be forgiven for thinking it was summer.
The lure of the sea-side overwhelmed me, so off we set, with a hastily-packed lunch, my swimming gear, and our little dog: off to the beach for a few hours of sunshine and activity.
In case you’re wondering, the water temperature wasn’t too bad, and more than just me ventured in for a dip. I loved to see the shells in all their shapes and sizes as I walked into the baths, and more: their underwater beauty shone through, if you took the time to notice.
We’d just finished lunch, and my eyes were trained on the ocean. Suddenly, I spotted it: a black flash, a fin!
“Look at that! A shark? A whale? A dolphin?”
And that’s precisely what it was: a dolphin, surfacing and diving! My first dolphin!
But I was wrong. It wasn’t A dolphin: it was two!
So, we watched transfixed as the pair of them swam away, seemingly immersed in their game of follow the leader.
A perfect end to a wonderful day!