Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Rocky Road.
Sometimes in life there is a reward for choosing the more difficult route.
On our walk yesterday evening we decided not to take our usual yellow brick road - through the village and down to the dog beach where Sundae always has a swim - but strike out and take the rocky road.
It's a tricky way for an oldish dog with lots of rock hopping, gullies to leap and you even have to scale a small headland. But there are many rewards for all of us: hidden coves, rock pools, gnarly bits of driftwood for the humans to collect, smelly seaweed for Sundae to rummage in.
So, even though it was getting a bit cold and dark we pushed on... around the last corner...
...and were rewarded with this.
When we got home (and after a bath), Sundae was rewarded with this...