BEA CH BLAN­KETS

The Courier-Mail - QWeekend - - THIS QUEENSLAND LIFE - P H O T O G RA PHY DAVID KELLY

Why is it so? Why do peo­ple bury them­selves, or oth­ers, on beaches? What is it about the com­bi­na­tion of an ex­panse of sand and leisure time

that en­cour­ages such ac­tiv­ity? When­ever pho­tog­ra­pher David Kelly stepped onto a south-east Queens­land beach over the sum­mer months there was inevitably some­one un­der a sandy blan­ket. South Korean tourists, Western Aus­tralian vis­i­tors, lo­cals … they were all at it,

co­cooned in a damp, grainy em­brace.

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