I woke up just before 7am this morning as the car was starting to warm up with the morning sun, and there was a small group of cyclists chatting away on the cycle path behind the car.
It looks like a similar sort of day to yesterday; starting off cloudy in the morning, but hopefully the sun will burn the cloud off later on.
Having bad my breakfast on the beach it's clear it's another day without waves...tiny less than 1ft ripples again like yesterday. I'm not in much of a hurry to go anyway, and everywhere will be equally as flat, so I think I'll probably chill round here most the day then move on later this arvo.
It turned out to be probably the least eventful day I can remember. I was just laying in bed reading my book, then got chatting to Dave next door again. He offered me some fried breakfast and a cuppa, which obviously I could not refuse, and I ended up spending till about 12 sitting in the van and chatting away with him. It was still overcast and very wind, so I dish have much of a burning urge to do anything outside.
Later on he left, I went for a bit of a walk and then basically climbed into bed to be out the wind and read my book all afternoon. It's another fictional IRA and military based book, which to start with I didn't think was that great, but now I just can't put it down.
It got to about 5pm, the wind was letting off a bit and it was eventually sunny. I decided to go and check the ocean more out of hope than expectation, and was surprised. The howling onshore wind all day had created a crappy 1-2ft wind swell, and a could of kids out looking to be getting some fun ones.
I quickly pulled my wetsuit on and went out for what was nearly 2 hours. It was good fun and as you had to constantly paddle around looking for where the stormy waves were going to break it kept you warm and gave your arms some good exercise.
When I got out and changed I cook the remaining Ravioli for dinner, and etched an incredible sunset. A storm front came overhead just above the mountains as the sun was setting, and it made it look as if the whole sky above the mountains were on fire. Pretty incredible.
I ended up finishing my book under torch light after an hour or so, then fell asleep surprisingly tired after a highly inactive day!
(Photo - Sunset).