5/5/2018 – Queensland
On 30 April 2018 my mother passed away in Bundaberg. A sad occasion for all of the family, although we were relieved that she is now at peace having suffered with Alzheimer’s Disease for a number of years.
I flew up to Queensland to be with my sisters and father, a small respectful funeral was held at my parents local Baptist church.
While in Queensland and waiting for the funeral, we just had to go fishing, and for once we actually managed to catch some decent sized fish. In mum’s memory I say. She also enjoyed going fishing once dad had retired. And I do remember teaching her how to cast her fishing rod back in South Australia. (This was done on dry land and a few trees got in the way.)
Here I am showing off the ones that I caught.
Hey, they look even better like this. And they tasted good too.
Here is Chris enjoying hers cooked whole. Some of us preferred fillets, although I only got to taste the flathead and not the bream. Hmmm.
While on the subject of Chris, here is one of the most amazing photographs in her collection. I am so impressed that she managed to get this photo, both birds keeping still. National Geographic eat your heart out. I think it is the blue breasted wren but not sure.
One last photo, totally unrelated, me on my new Stand Up Paddle board – learning to surf with it….. Well you have to start somewhere, and I know the wave is nowhere near me but there is always next season – it is getting too cold now.