Codger in Oz For Christmas Hols

In Oz for Christmas for the first time this Century What will we do?

Arrived home from Philippines on Thursday December 17 just in time for a rather wet  December Codgering at Northbridge the next day.
Codgering 43 Pics
Sunday the  20th it was off to the Long Reef Golf Club for the traditional Codgers and Codgerettes Christmas lunch.
Then off to Tamworth for Christmas with my Mum and my sister's family and back via Mudgee to visit my uncle.
Back in Sydney for New Years Eve at the Bankstown Sports Club (the heart of true believers territory).
On January 5 it was off for a walk through the Bardwell Valley before meeting up with my old Bank Johnny mate David for a few beers at (appropriately) the Bank Hotel in Newtown.
Bardwell Valley Walk pics
On January 6 we took off for a few days in Toukley, on the first day going for a walk in the Wyrrabalong National Park
Wyrrabalong pics  
Next Day I went for an early morning walk south around Norah Head to Soldiers Beach.
Soldiers Beach Walk pics
Later we went down to The Entrance for a short walk and then lunch at the pub.
The Entrance pics
After lunch it was back to Norah Head for the  Headland Nature Trail and Lighthouse Loop.
Norah Heads pics
On January 8 I went for an early morning walk along Hargraves and Lakes Beaches.
Lakes Beach Walk pics
After checking out of the hotel we headed back to Sydney via the western side of Tuggerah Lake.
Tuggerah Lake pics
On  January 19 it was  Codgering time again walking Berry Island, Balls Point and  Blues Point ending up at the Kirribilli Club for Codgers lunch number 44.
Codgering 44 Pics
On January 24 we headed south for a few days at Shellharbour. On the way we visited the Illawarra Fly, the Kiama Blowhole, went for a short walk in Shellharbour and a walk through Blackbutt Forest. In short: the fly, the blowhole and the blackbutt!
Fly Blowhole and Blackbutt pics
Next  morning I walked south down the coast to South Beach and back via the shellharbour wetlands.
South Beach walk pics
In the afternoon we did the  Bass Point Coastal Walk.
Bass Point Coastal Walk pics
January 26 a morning walk along North Shellharbour Beach to Barrack Point and Warilla.
North Shellharbour Walk pics
Australia Day we found a quiet place on the shores of Lake Illawarra, away from the maddening crowd, for a lunch of fish and chips with Cleofe's sister  Hazel's family before heading back to Sydney.
Lake Illawarra pics