‘Sailin’ away on the crest of a wave, it’s like magic’…….

Long Beach, South Australia…….

I miss the solitude and eternal joy the ocean brings my soul. I miss those rare and very privileged moments of just being. The white lines of salt on my skin and the way the sand and salt water stiffly curls my hair. The sound of my board on the water. That smooth whoosh, whoosh, whoosh as it cleaves on through the sea, the waves breaking over the nose, the peace and then the waiting. It is such a beautiful thing and it feels like home…….


Driving down the sandy track that is Steve Woolston Road I was after one thing.


A perfectly beautiful wave……



At 12ks long and with its powdery white sand, turquoise waters and gentle tides, the secluded Long Beach is a beautiful part of the world.

A popular haunt for local surfers you need nothing more than a little light-weight Malibu and quiet isolated spot of which there are plenty.



When first arriving there was a surf school in progress. A few foamies dotted the waves and I stood on the sand shading my eyes from the glare to watch them.



I normally photograph cats but on this trip it was dogs who were centre stage.



Happiness looks so different to dogs……..




It was late afternoon, the chop was setting in and there was a long drive home but life was swell šŸ™‚ Farewell Long Beach until we meet again……x


Title of blog post from the lyrics of ‘Livin’ thing’, ELO.

One thought on “‘Sailin’ away on the crest of a wave, it’s like magic’…….

  1. Mum

    Dophin water-baby!
    It felt like I was there feeling the peace and solitude with you.
    Not gonna get out there behind those breakers, but I’m hanging out for the day I can get back to Rainbow Bay to breathe in the salty air, bury my feet in the sand and wander through the shallows, allowing myself to heal and simply Be!
    Soo love your descriptive missives.šŸ‘šŸ’œ

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