Strolling Around Southbank

Hey there Delilah,

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After her long bus trip from Sydney, Clawdeen arrived at Southbank in Brisbane just in time for lunch at Amici’s. It was very fortunate she arrived today as there was a group of Brisbane Photo-A-Day ladies having a day out!  It was very windy and Clawdeen was quite thirsty, and was in a hurry to have a drink… oh, no! She slipped into the water carafe! Fortunately, there wasn’t much water in it so she didn’t get wet! I was very excited to meet Clawdeen and just had to have a photo with her. Clawdeen enjoyed reading the menu and very kindly agreed to share a pizza with me (it was too much for me to eat alone)! It was very yummy.

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Clawdeen and I decided it would be a good idea to brush her hair and meet the rest of the group. One of the ladies, Glynnis Henderson Woods, brought along a friend for Clawdeen to talk to. Her name is Elsie-Rose and she is a Troll.

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When we finished lunch, Clawdeen, Elsie-Rose, Glynnis, Gail and I went for a walk around the parklands.

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They had a photo sitting in the branches of the Bougainvillea Arch.

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Clawdeen knows how much you like purple and thought you would like the tree, as it has beautiful purple/pink flowers.

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We came upon a peaceful rock pool and Clawdeen asked if she could have a little rest.  She was thinking that you would have liked it and wished you were with her to see it.

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Clawdeen and Elsie-Rose saw a bridge and wanted to have a photo there too. It was very windy, so I held onto them both!

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Further along the path we came upon a statue of a man and his dog. Clawdeen thought it would be fun to sit on the head of the dog. Elsie-Rose was not as brave!

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At the bottom of the statue there were some footprints. Clawdeen was very curious as to where they would lead. I told her they would eventually lead back to you, Delilah!

It was beginning to get late and Clawdeen was a bit tired, so I said goodbye to her. All the ladies who joined me today, Glynnis Henderson Woods, Rebel-Kim Davidson, Marilyn Wilson, Donna Brittan, Andrea Chisholm, Karen and Billy Walter, Cheryl McRae, Yvonne Hawkins, Shirley McLaren, Gail and Angela Forbes, and Laraine McIntosh wanted to say a big hello to you and your family, Delilah!

Much love and hugs from Donna Cosgrove in Brisbane Australia XOXO

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