On the Coast – Over 55 Issue 26 I November/December 2018 - Page 17

supplies to cook in our apartment (yeah, as if), we happen across a local orchid display, with prizes for best flowers etc. The room is buzzing with excited green- fingered seniors. Indeed, we notice a lot of retirees in Merimbula, in general. That evening we walk into town to dine at Club Sapphire. This is the best club in the Sapphire Coast, with the ubiquitous pokies, good food and live entertainment. Club Sapphire has your usual auditorium-style tribute shows – Ed Sheeran, Pink, The Eagles, etc, but do look out for the little jazz presentations by the Down South Jazz Club on the club’s website. These are really fun and run by kindly local jazz enthusiasts. As Mrs Pictures secures a table, I stall at the menu counter, deciding what to order, biting my bottom lip. The cashier points to the menu above us. ‘Why not have the Chicken Parmigiana?’ she says. ‘We donate $5 to the drought relief with every parmy sold!’ ‘That’s nice but I prefer the fish. What’s the catch of the day?’ ‘Carn, feel good about yerself. Helping our farmers an’ that.’ ‘I’m sure they’d rather I have the grilled fish,’ I smile, scanning the menu. ‘Carn, the parmy is what yer want,’ she winks. ‘This is a fishing town. Aren’t I supporting the local fishing industry by Fast Facts Coast Resort’s Two Bedroom “Beachside” Apartments are located at ground level of the beachside building and close to the Lap Pool with lift access to all apartments for the ‘dodgy hip brigade’. The beachside building is opposite the aforementioned Ford Park, which runs onto Merimbula’s main beach. All apartments feature spacious living and entertaining areas plus covered balconies and a fenced front yard. They are fully furnished, including designer kitchens with quality appliances and internal laundry facilities. Other features are: ƒ ƒ 2 bathrooms including ensuite to the Master Bedroom. ƒ ƒ Split system heating & air conditioning to kitchen & living areas. ƒ ƒ Secure under building parking with lockable storage area. ƒ ƒ 2 Television Sets. One in the lounge area the other in the master bedroom. ƒ ƒ Foxtel Premium including Movies, Fox Sports (NRL, AFL & Soccer), Lifestyle channels as well as channels for child viewing (eg. Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network etc) ƒ ƒ Free Unlimited Wi-Fi For more info call them on (02) 6495 4930 or email at info@coastresort.com.au cont. next page NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 – ISSUE 26 17