Monday, 14 September 2009

Breakfast in Manly

Summer is arriving in Sydney and there is palpable excitement in the city. People are talking about weekend trips to the beach and other adventures they have been saving up during winter. (The term winter should be taken with a pinch of salt for those that have grown up in the UK.)

This morning I headed over to Manly to have breakfast with a friend called Jane who has come over from the UK for a couple of weeks. I took the ferry over to Manly which is a journey that I am never going to tire of.

We had breakfast overlooking the beach and then went for a walk across to Shelly Beach where I saw this bit of sculpture...

We continued looping round the headlands, taking in this view of Manly and Freshwater beaches, before looping back to Manly via Collins Beach. This is why you come to live in Sydney.


  1. Ooooh, is this the same Manly where Out of the Blue was set and filmed?

    How cool is that? It looks beautiful!

  2. Hi Christine. Thanks for visiting the blog.

    I am not too much of a film buff so I couldn't tell you! ;-)

    I'm certainly enjoying living in Sydney at the moment.

  3. Hehe, it was a BBC soap they commissioned to replace Neighbours.

    They ruined it by shifting the schedules so much, but I loved it.

    It was ALWAYS sunny!

  4. The very same Manly.

    Never saw the saw, but it must have been awesome. The first episode was aired on my birthday!

  5. There is a really nice walk from Bondi to Coogee (I think) around headlands. Lovely. It certainly is pretty, Richard, but how do you manage without Black Sheep?