Hi everyone I hope that you and yours are safe and doing well.
Life has been busy here with one thing and another, but all good. The boys are watching an Aussie Rules game on TV. Not my thing. Sounds like the team my son tipped to win might not be doing well......
We are so fortunate to have a number of waterways close to where we live... the Collie River, the Leschenault Estuary and just beyond the Indian Ocean. You might remember a recent post about a Magical dolphin experience.
I have taken so many photos before of this location you see below where the Collie River intersects with the Leschenault Estuary. But I just love it.
On the right is the land, on the left a little island between the river and the estuary. This photo was taken from the river side.
On this little spit of sandbar seabirds gather. Particularly pelicans. And I always feel like they are having their morning meeting.
Pelicans can be greedy when someone is cleaning fish. This pic I took in Denmark on our south coast. I don't think the seagull in the front of the pic had much hope
Have you seen the movie "Storm Boy"? Adapted from the book written in 1964 by Colin Thiele, the story is set in the Coorong National Park on South Australia's south coast. The book is about the relationships between a boy and his father Hide-Away Tom (Jai Courtney) - they live in an isolated hut, Mr Percival the pelican, and an outcast Australian Aboriginal man, Fingerbone (Trevor Jamieson) who befriends them.
We recently watched again the latest movie adaptation staring Geoffrey Rush as the adult "Storm Boy" Mike Kingley, and Finn Little as the child "Storm Boy". The first adaption was filmed in 1976. Both are equally worth watching. Below is the preview of the 2019 released adaptation. I think I have watched this movie three times, and always enjoy it.
I have just realised that I blogged about Storm Boy before back in 2019. Please click on the link if you want to go back and have a look.
Here's a couple of my photos when we visited the Coorong in 2013. Beyond the sand-dunes is the Southern Ocean. I need to go back into my backup drive to find a better photo for you.I hope you and your family are well. We continue to have low cases here in Australia, mostly returning travellers coming from overseas and in hotel quarantine or people from cargo ships coming into our ports.
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