Northern Gal’s Saturday Night Fever

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Northern Gal puts on a regular Saturday evening car show for chrome bumpers, muscle cars and classics. We attended recently for the first time, and saw plenty of new-to-us cars.

Someone told me that the owner of the car in the photos above usually hangs an alligator off the number plate.

The day of the car show was a beautiful spring day, and the early evening was lovely too, until the sun went down and the night air got cold. If we go again, I’m bringing a coat!

There was a little of everything, but not many hot rods.

There were loads of muscle cars. I have to admit, I’ve got a soft spot for a Torana.

Loved the Firebird.

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Bell’s Beach Victoria

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We went for a drive down to Bell’s Beach a few days after a news story broke about a surfer who was knocked off his board by a shark at the same beach on the Great Ocean Road.*

I don’t know how many surfers are usually there on a Saturday morning in early spring, but there were around fifty people in the water when I counted, and none of them seemed to be watching out for sharks.

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*Just read that sentence back, and realised it sounds as if we went to the beach in the hopes of seeing a shark eat someone. Not true. We read the story in the paper after we went to the beach.

 

 

The Doggies Won!

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Miss G’s Western Bulldogs have won the AFL Grand Final, after 62 years!

As Miss G lives in a place where Doggies supporters are in the minority, I stepped out of my front door and took a few photos around the neighbourhood to show her how her fellow Doggies fans in my area are celebrating the first win since 1954.

Go Doggies!