A Photo Every Day from the Sunshine Coast - Australia

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Before the rains came


50mm today and another 100 tonight.  Is there any wonder I am using a photo from a few days ago?

Shelley Beach

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Same stuff, different day.


This is fast becoming one of those "a view every day from the same place" kind of blogs.

Recent storm surf has left the air thick with... well thicketivity really.

Moffat Beach.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

That time of day.


I seem to be making something of a habit of not getting out until it's too late to take photographs.

Moffat Headland


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Monday, 19 February 2018

The last dot of sunshine


It's not hard to see where one should sit should one wish to get the last of the sun for the day.

Tooway Creek
Moffat Beach


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Sunday, 18 February 2018

That time of day


.. When it's going on for dark and you don't have a photo of the Sunshine Coast....

Tooway Creek

Moffat Beach

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Saturday, 17 February 2018

The end of the chase.


I have no problem eating animals, and I've caught lots of fish in my lifetime and no doubt will catch a few more,  but I admit to being a little squeamish at the concept of catching them for sport.  

On the one hand this little (bigger than he looks and of legal "keeping" size) guy was released and sent safely on his way no doubt with adrenalin pumping through his system.   On the other, is there any other animal which society would tolerate having a hook thrust into its body and dragged to the point of exhaustion without raising a hue and cry?

Oh, there's bullfighting!

Mangrove Jack
Tooway Creek.


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Friday, 16 February 2018

The Struggle


I don't know whether I feel more sorry for the fish, or for the fisherman's mate trying to keep his balance shin-deep in the mud.   He lost one of his brand new thongs down there somewhere.

The fish?  Stay tuned.

Moffat Beach


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Thursday, 15 February 2018

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Selfish


I'm posting this photo I took during the holidays a few weeks ago, to remind those who are back at work in the midst of the current heatwave, just what a good time it was.

Although perhaps I shouldn't encourage them to return, it's much nicer when they are at home and the beach is just for me.

Kings Beach


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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Leading Horses to Water


What planners don't get, is that people just don't like using their shiny bike racks.

Moffat Beach


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Monday, 12 February 2018

Temporary Art.


They've gone now until next year of course, but I did wonder if there was deliberate irony at work in the choice of Christmas symbol among the Norfolks.

Moffat Beach




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Sunday, 11 February 2018

Coffee Shop, downtown.

While the world watches something called "The Winter Olympics", we wonder why everyone there appears to be wearing long pants as we queue for our super-chilled cold pressed coffee, wearing as little as possible consistent with being decent enough for downtown temperatures.

Lamkin Lane 
Caloundra


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Saturday, 10 February 2018

Yes I know I'm a bit late...


There's a wall above Kings Beach which commemorates those whose remains have been scattered at sea by the volunteer Coast Guard.   Why should they miss out on the festive season?

Kings Beach


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Friday, 9 February 2018

Signing for the sensory deprived.


I'm not sure why the yellow lines, the edge of the bitumen, and the gate do not suggest that perhaps there is nowhere further to go in one's car, but if you are the sort of person who can't take a hint..... you can always read the sign.

I checked, and sadly the back of the sign does not declare "beginning of road" for those coming the other way.  We just have to work that one out for ourselves.

Moffat Headland.


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Thursday, 8 February 2018

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

As the sun sets gently in the west.


Another shipload of cars is about to arrive in Brisbane.

Dicky Beach.


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Monday, 5 February 2018

I don't like spiders and snakes


.. and that ain't what it takes to love me.....

A little (not much more than a metre long) carpet python paying a visit to our neighbour's yard.

So there!  Welcome to the land of spiders, snakes, crocodiles and sharks!

Dicky Beach.


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Sunday, 4 February 2018

The crowd under cloud.




We're never satisfied.

It's raining and blustery at the moment and we don't like it.  Last week it was thirty degrees and humid and even under cloud cover the UV index was at a dangerous 14 plus.  We didn't like that either, but that didn't stop the last of the holiday crowds from enjoying the balmy twenty-seven degree water.

It is important to note though that even if it doesn't meet our exacting standards we are quite happy to accept whatever weather is dished up on any given day!

Kings Beach.
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Saturday, 3 February 2018

If I had a drone....


If I had a drone I wouldn't be have to climb to the top of the headland to take photos like this.

Moffat Headland (or 'Head', as the sign says).


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Friday, 2 February 2018

It's raining today.


It's raining today.

But it wasn't last week!

Moffat Beach


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Thursday, 1 February 2018

Blue Moon


It was rather nice while it lasted, but just a few minutes later and the Super/Blue moon of last night had gone to bed beneath that cloud.    

Moffat Beach


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