Is is autumn or just that we live in one of the most amazing places in the world? Probably both would be the most accurate reply.  Leaving freedom on the East Coast road to return home to Sydney can be somewhat of an apprehensive experience.   However when you wake to the beauty of a crisp Manly morning it's so easy to appreciate where we get to call home. The sea was steaming at Queenscliff as the cool air converged with the warm water of the Tasman Sea making for some great light effects.  Looks like a scene from way colder climes.  The wind is offshore and there's 2ft of ESE swell on offer making for some neat little peaks up popping up on the established sand banks.  The swell looks to be on the decline for the next couple of days so take advantage while you can.

PS. Caught some beautiful light and colourful characters at Crescent yesterday afternoon so keep an eye on the features page for a run down soon.

DAILYMurray Fraser