Friday, 12 August 2011

It doesn't get much better than this!

Well Friday evening finds me sitting next to the camp fire on the banks of Lake Wivenhoe.

What more can I say? After an early mark from work, my girlfriend Stef and I packed the car and headed west. The traffic on the Ipswich Motorway was horrendous but we had enough gossip in us to get through the delays. Couple that with a game of chicken (judging when other drivers should dart across traffic at the Esk turn off) and we arrived just on sunset to set up camp.

Noisy air mattress pumps, neighborhood children - doesn't matter where we go, the kids gravitate toward us (Grrrr!!!)- mallets pounding pegs in and a few giggles during set up finally saw us ready to start a fire.

Fire blazing and it was time for a nice antipasto for dinner. Mmmm antipasto!

Sitting round the campfire enjoying a glass or two (or three or four...) of wine and catching up on what has been happening in our busy lives seems just perfect tonight.

Anyway it's getting time to have some dessert (read chocolate) and head in for an early night - we have a 50+km ride planned in the morning - I just hope Stef finds a coffee sooner rather than later!

Good night from our million star campsite. Ah the serenity!