Simple morning pleasures

Daylight savings wrapped up over the Easter weekend here in Australia, and now that I’ve had a couple of weeks to come to terms with the shorter afternoons, I am making the most of the cooler weather and the extra hour in the morning.

I am an out-and-out summer person but I do like this time of year. The beach is reclaimed by the familiar faces of the locals, the sand isn’t littered with rubbish and the cooler water and regular swell rids the line up of the learner surfers and weekend warriors who are only in it for the suntan.

The mornings have been a mixed bag of late. Some days I reluctantly slink out of bed only to get down to the beach to be confronted with an overcast display of various shades of grey. Other days I park the bike, go for a swim and spend the next half an hour watching mother nature put on a light show.

Mornings are my favourite time of day. Watching the smiles of the regular swimmers, yogis, beach runners and photographers reminds me that not everything in this world is doom and gloom. In a technological age where we have everything at our fingertips, it is refreshing to see that the simple pleasures still have a place in the world.

If you like my sunrise pics, feel free to follow me on Instagram @leftwithlouie

:: Louie ::

Coal coast sunrises are pretty special too!
Coal coast sunrises are pretty special too!
Rock lines
I could spend my life under this tree.
Coogee sunrise.

3 thoughts on “Simple morning pleasures

  1. Nice blog. Yeah, travel is good, all travel is good. I’ve hit a few things on your bucket list. Guess I should make one but as a ‘woman of a certain age’ I can’t afford to make it too long…I started out wanting to get to every country in the world…I’ve cut back only a little.

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    1. Hi there. Thanks vey much! I think a bucket list is relevant for anyone, at any stage of life. I am coming to a point where I am breaking my travel bucket list down into pre-children and post-children.


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