Lake Macquarie History

Flynn's story. Caves Beach Public School shared stories project 2022

photo: caves beach

Watching my dog sprint down the quiet beach like a car with no tyres. The barking of Sunny can wake up any sleeping seagull. The waves crash as he jumps into the water. He runs on the sand and shakes off while he rolls down a sand dune like an escalating snowball. He goes into a freezing cold shower and shivers like he is in a freezer. When he is finished, he hikes back up in the car, Sunny slaps onto the ground while jumping out of the car with a thump!

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