Whether you’re a parent or so far from thinking about thinking about procreating, we all have different views on school holidays. For me, I can safely say I’m really not a huge fan. Obviously, I don’t have children and the views of the masses may differ from mine but here are the top five things you should do before school holidays kick in on the 14th of this month.
1. The Beach
Surely this is a no-brainer. Kids love to do things, mostly inconvenient things like run and jump and play and make noise. For those of us who like to spend our downtime at the beach, now is the time to do so. The weather is still warm, the water is great, oh and the whole beach is usually pretty quiet. Luxe.
2. Bar Beach Skate Park
This isn’t a place just for kids, obviously. Skating is for everyone, it’s just a lot better when the whole park isn’t crowded by a billion kids running into each there and hitting you on the ankles with their razor scooter. Quick, go now, whilst you still have time.
3. Ice cream.
Ice cream, small children tend to scream, for ice cream. This little pocket of heaven known as the week before school holidays start is the best time of your life. All the good flavours are still available, there are usually no lines in the middle of the day, and no one is going to look twice if you get a double scoop. You do you.
4. Walk through to Glenrock Lagoon
Y’all know where this is, follow the Fernleigh track until you run into the water, is basically the gist of the whole shebang. Glenrock is all about the tranquillity, the #blessed life, and of course the selfie. If you go now, you can avoid the crowds, the kids, and the prams.
5. The movies
Last but certainly not least, the movies. Who doesn’t love a sneaky midday screening? And maybe an even sneakier midday wine? Skip the line and the crowds and hit the theatres whilst you can.