Archive for August, 2020

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Finally some sun! The surf coast has been bathed in sunshine today which provides a welcome relief from the dreary weather we have been experiencing recently.Coinciding with the weather we have had a new groundswell hit the coast as well with good surf today along all the exposed point breaks.It is still eerily quiet … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The coast has a much more typical Winter feel about it now that this second lockdown is in place. It seems that many Melbournians, who were hiding down here, have retreated back to the big smoke and the area is more typically resembling a normal Winter in our area.

I am confident that assuming restrictions are eased in mid-September, we will see a flurry of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Will we ever shake hands again? There are some people who love to shake hands at every opportunity. There are also those who shun the handshake. Do you have a strong grip, or a soft grip? Have you ever offered your hand and been ignored? These complex social conventions appear to be a thing of the past … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

A brutal week of weather along the Surf Coast this week with wind, waves and wild conditions. The local surfers were happy with the accompanying swells on Monday and especially early Tuesday, before the wind swing around to a strong south-westerly which sent most of the surfers straight into the beach. I’m not sure if it was related but I bumped into a huge leopard seal on the … Continue Reading »