So why “On the Beach”?
Delia spent most of her childhood living near the beach at Quins Rocks near Perth and always hankers after a beach. Whilst living in France we spent several holidays in Conti on the Atlantic coast south of Bordeaux where the beach runs continuously to the Pyrenees.
We also discovered that Siena absoultely loves the sand in her paws and goes crazy when she gets a chance to run free on a beach.
Also in this time of covid19, where, for the moment, Australia seems to be one of the safest places to be, whilst the rest of the world goes to hell in a handbasket… Neville Shute come to mind (I know it was set in a post nuclear apocalypse in Melbourne but…).