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But a bit brain dead. Reminiscing about four days off.
Not Dead Yet
Not much to say. I'm still pretty overworked. Hopefully a new hire will be appearing soon at work and help take off some of the pressure.
I managed to squeeze in a holiday earlier this month; just a four day weekend where Mr Wiggins and I drove up to Lake Macquarie. I left my digital camera behind and gave film ago. Here are some of my favourite shots. There are a few of some kookaburras that liked to hang around our B&B not included here, since that roll of film hasn't been used all the way yet.
We got in late Friday afternoon and vegged out and ate a huge delicious dinner at the local pub. The next day we set out for the Hunter Valley and stopped at Tyrell's winery to sample some of their vintages and take a case of reds home.
The dusty yellow of the winter hills reminded me a lot of certain parts of California.
On Sunday we went out on the lake for a short cruise. The lake itself wasn't particularly scenic since the land was pretty flat, but there were a lot of nice sailboats out on the water and it was a beautiful day.
In the early evening we walked through the State Park across the road from our B&B that bordered the lake.
At the end of the trail we arrived at the grounds of the local hospital, which played host to masses of kangaroos. The locals would feed them bread and they were pretty tame.