This is a big one.
Council didn't open the lagoon. It was a bunch of guys with shovels in wet suits. They were supervised by the old boys and they did it at daybreak and well the lagoon was about to overflow anyway.
Apparently the ride is awesome and it was amazing to watch.
"Lagoon opened by terrorists armed with shovels!."
And since they are locals and surfers who love the lagoon to bits and the lagoon is cleansed and refilling, all is forgiven.
However, this is strictly a secret and you mustn't tell any one, on pain of a bite on the bum
Me and mum went down there the first evening it was filling with the high tide. It was a beauty to behold,
The next day me and mum went down and there were heaps of people and all my friends and it was like a great party,
In fact we all did a lot of sniffing. . It was fantastic all the new smells. We even let a couple of non local dogs join us.
Then we would get hot and go for a swim
It was just people and dogs. There were lot more than this, but mum restrained herself with the camera as it is old and she is hoping for a new one one day.
We were all happy. You couldn't be miserable.
But what made Mum happy was to see that the swans and their babies were OK.
The lagoon still smells brackish in parts, but its cleaner.
And it has left some brilliant organic art.
And mum put me on the lead when we walked past the grumpy old lady's house.
I asked mum what the sound meant.
Mum said it was her way of saying how sad she was for the lady who didn't know the love of hound and the changing beauty of a beach and a lagoon.
I think mum is right. We should show compassion to the lady.
But just in case mum is wasting her compassion I hope the ducks all go up and shit on the old grouch's garden.