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For a perfect bank holiday, stay at home

 A windsurfer prepares for a day on the waves at Tyrella Beach 
CONSIDER the collective mindset of the day-tripper, that curious urge that invests several thousand people simultaneously with a fearsome unity of purpose that sends them rushing lemming-like to the sea. This is a poor analogy, since the ‘rushing’ actually involves travelling very slowly, nose to tail along congested roads like Galapagos turtles heading for the beach to lay their eggs. Arriving, many of them, (the trippers, not the turtles,) don’t even leave their cars but dispatch the browbeaten youngest for supplies, which they consume in cramped surroundings wit[...]
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