For Easter, we headed up to Nelson Bay to spend a few days with my husband's rellies. We go there often, even though it's a five hour car ride away from sunny downtown Canberra. For years I've had my eye on this lovely old church on the hill looking out over the marina. I pass it nearly every day on my early morning run and I've had many a day dream about how fantastic it could be. Until recently, it was practically in a state of disrepair. My mother-in-law actually looked into purchasing it a while back, with plans to renovate and turn it into accommodation, however it was not zoned to be any sort of a business, only a residential dwelling and I think it all got a bit too hard. Someone has obviously decided to give it a new lease on life however, as it now sports a fresh white coat of paint and new red roof. Hmmmm, it was sort of cuter when it was looking tired. I would have gone with a charcoal roof and windows, and possibly a softer shade of white. Still - time will tell what the new owner's are planning. I'll definitely be keeping an eye out.....and continuing to day dream.