Saturday, June 14, 2014
John had a conference at Wallaroo on Thursday, so up at 4 am to arrive at 9am, we got lost so arrived a few minutes late. We had booked an apartment for the night which was lovely, right on the marina with water going past the window, well it felt like it, and moored boats.I got bored with the conference and went for a walk along the foreshore, saw prawn boats, grain silos and the grain jetty and a tug boat. Originally this was also a copper mining town, small cottages and huge holiday homes. It was cold and I only managed this very poor sketch of the tug and silos. I find I get so tired these days and this trip was no exception. We came home on Friday through huge amounts of rain and gale force winds, not quite what we had expected and the actual driving once we got to the main highway was rather a nightmare, and trying to pass tucks almost an impossibility. We arrived home safely, but very tense and tired. I always think I will get lots more sketching done but it was very cold and not really conducive to sitting outside and sketching. I did take some sewing with me and I tended to do that, and sleep!