Thursday, April 26, 2012

Starting at the end

Sorting all the Africa photos seems mind blowing so I am starting with my days in Perth visiting kathy (Tony's daughter) Simon and their 4 kids.
Actually they live in Collie 2.5 hrs south of Perth near Bunbury. It is a small town (where Simon was born and grew up) serving the local coal mines and aluminium processing so a fairly bustling town esp with casual workers adding to the mix.
The children in age are Treyden (nearly 13)  Hudson 11, Miami 8 and Hunter 6.
Treyden & Hudson
As with teen agers and near teenagers did not get a lot of interaction with them also seeing as they were playing computer games all day!
Miami is a girly girl amidst all those boys and can be a tough cookie, Great fun!!
Miami & Hunter
Hunter is the opposite of the two older boys, a dynamo whose most frequent remark is 'I'm bored!" I don't think he stopped moving and or talking.
 Hunter, Kathy & Simon
We went for a drive to the Wellington Dam constructed in 1931 and was a major source of area water supply until land clearing raised salinity and made it unsuitable. Simon says it is a great area for camping and walking with lots of gorges and tracks. He has been camping in lots of great spots.
Rock climbing lessons on the quarry wall
The rock quarry used to build the dam wall

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