3.9.13

Beaches




Since I was last here, which was yonks ago, me and the kidlets have enjoyed two holidays over in Santa Monica in sunny California, the only perk of having a husband working out in LA!

We first came out at Easter then again in summer. How lucky are we? Although the hubby has been working through the week {booooo!} but at least we've been able to enjoy time together at the weekends.

The odd sunday, we've taken a drive half hour up the coast to the beaches of Malibu. We've been here many times before, mr H and I, way before married life and parenthood so it's been nice to bring the children, and obviously such a different experience. 

I don't know why but almost every time we've been to this part of the coast it's always a bit grey and misty. I do love beaches when they are grey and misty. 
I much prefer a windswept stroll along a rugged coastline through salty sea mists than lying on a towel under the burning sun.

We've beach combed for shells, pebbles and seaweedy bits for castle adornment and even spotted the odd whale or pod of passing of dolphins - always a treat! 
We've balanced on rocks and looked at wildlife in the tidepools at Leo Carrillo State Park and watched the sun set while supping mojitos {for mama and papa} and enjoyed the catch of the day at the aptly named and my absolutely favorite place to hang out,  Paradise Cove.

I think out of everything these coastal trips are going to be what the little lady will miss the most when we {very shortly} head back to Blighty ... well, actually, maybe second to Disneyland...!




4 comments :

  1. It's so easy to let the cyber part of life slip when there is much going on, isn't it? I'm sure I'm the same. You have some amazing photos, and even better, a whole heap of memories to revisit and enjoy later. Does hubby get home to the UK very often? I'll pop in again soon!
    Sheree x0x

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    1. Thanks Sheree. He gets home fairly often so shouldn’t complain too much! x

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  2. Love the new look blog, it's fantastic, hope to hear more from you soon x

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    1. Thanks Becca. It’s still a work in progress really! And as you can see I’m still useless at blogging consistency!! x

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