During this week I had a great night out with Natalie from work and we enjoyed some great hospitality at the launch of Bomba. This was followed by another evening of drinks and food with the new work team at a bar in the CBD.
So when Friday arrived, we were ready for some rest. We saw in the weekend with dinner with Fitzroy with Rob and Lorna (Rob works with Steve and they play football together) where we toasted the 20 week scan of their bundle of joy. Lorna is an editor with Lonely Planet so it's always wonderful to go out with her and chat about travels.
In spite of our 3 years here we've never actually seen the bright beach huts of Brighton that are on numerous postcards, posters and other people's Facebook albums so we made a stop. It was a very quick stop as the rain soon came in and it was pretty cold.
It was also Grand Final day in the AFL and many places were closing up in time to watch the game. Never ceases to amaze me how much like a public holiday Grand Final day is like. I even saw a rural post office with a notice in the door stating it was closed for the weekend due to Grand Final.
After Brighton we headed via the coastal route to Flinders where we checked in at the Flinders Hotel and we spent a leisurely Saturday watching TV, napping and reading.
Dinner was at Terminus which was on site and we enjoyed the Middle Eastern inspired menu.
So next anniversary will be 10 years. Who knows where we will be and what we will do? I can imagine we will spoil ourselves though!
Speaking of which, we have 4 days of work before our week off in Bali. It's going to be a busy week before a week of rest and massages.