1. Summer means no shoes ever.
2. Public transport is pretty much non-existent.
3. The first person to get their P Plates is automatically a taxi.
4. Coming to school with wet hair from your morning surf/swim in summer.
5. Summer holidays means the beach is flooded with tourists.
6. Sticking your beers/goon in the sand to keep it cool.
7. Winter nights mean bonfires.
8. Nobody knew, or cared about, late night shopping.
9. Just about every weekend involved a house party.
10. Or a bush doof.
11. Everyone knew everyone else's business.
12. Waking up to birds singing is your everyday.
13. Clear nights reveal pretty much the entire Milky Way
14. A lot of the time, you just had to make your own fun.
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