16 Jan '16, 5am

(Karen Cheng) Jetties and Boys

(Karen Cheng) Jetties and Boys

Jetties make me nervous. Big ones, little ones; it’s the whole idea of leaning over the edge, tipping your weight just a little too far, too late to go back and falling that gets me. Being a mother of pushy-shovey-jumpy boys for the last 12 years, you’d think that I’d be somewhat more relaxed about being on a jetty with them? Nope! We were in Mandurah recently, taking a walk along the Mandjar Bay Foreshore and Dolphin Quay , when we came across a little jetty. It was tiny. But it was a still about 2m above the water. My boys couldn’t contain themselves. Walked right up to the edge. Hooked their elbows on a post and leaned out as far as possible. Found another post and spun themselves until they were dizzy and walked funny. Lay flat as a pancake and dangled their heads over the edge. Found a ladder and took turns to climb down. Of course! That’s what ladders are for! If you...

Full article: http://www.karencheng.com.au/2016/01/15/jetties-and-boys/

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