Friday, July 27, 2012

barefoot bowls.

Last weekend we celebrated Thomas' 40th birthday with a big party at a chic lounge bar on Saturday night and a good ol' fashion game of barefoot lawn bowls on Sunday afternoon!

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After a late night celebrating with friends the evening before, an afternoon game of barefoot lawn bowls was just everyone needed.

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So at 1pm on Sunday afternoon we met up with Tom, Nerissa and Nerissa's family for a few hours on the green :)

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I am not sure of the exact history behind this game, but there are "bowls clubs" all over Australia! 

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[the birthday boy- playing with a drink in his hand of course!]

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Lawn bowls is traditionally known as an older person's game so I thought it was very fitting that Nerissa planned to play a few games on Thomas' actual 40th birthday. You know, just to make sure we were getting him familiar with his future as a 40 something :)

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This was the first time I had played barefoot bowls and let me tell you... I was awful!

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The object of the game- to get your teams ball closest to the white ball at the other end of the green.

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Sounds easy doesn't it?!?
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Happy birthday Thomas!!!

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