I've never been much of a beach person. Give me a river anyday but I'm not much of a swimmer, and I'm not especially fond of sand...
Having a "beach house" in the family has been somewhat of a novelty and it has meant that I am having to get used to a lot more sand and surf than I am used to. Despite the fact that Aldinga has a beautiful swimming beach, it is the rockpools that I am coming to love best. The light down there on dusk, or mid morning, is just gorgeous and my children can run amok safely without me fretting about them drowning or being run over. Dan likes to hunt for crabs. Maddie runs after the sea gulls, calling to them in their own language "arka, arka, arka!!!" Hannah explores among the rocks. I hunt for shells.
Shells have always been one of my favourite things about the beach.
What about you? Do you like the beach?