Things I’m Loving: 500 Sandcastles

They appeared overnight on the beach at Lyall Bay. The once flat sand came alive.

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Over 80 people brought buckets and spades, to work under the night-sky, to leave a surprise.

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People stopped and stared in awe.

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Children ran down on to the beach to explore.

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Castles with moats and turrets…

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Magical castles with crystals…

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And castles with steps…

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Castles that looked like giant wedding cakes…


Even the seagulls stopped to stare.

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A thoughtful, heart-warming gift.

An idea from ‘Adventure Wellington‘ group,

which raised over $500 for Child Cancer Foundation.

People are all a chatter about the amazing castles…

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