For me up the creek means going to the creek for a swim and a picnic. Our favourite spot as children was the Washpool at Sandy Creek just west of Warwick. Even grandfather Armitstead was a frequent visitor but he also visited Iron Pot at Sandy Creek nearby.
|Betty, Harley, Jack & Rene Armitstead at Iron Pot|
|Harley, Betty & Jack Armitstead at Iron Pot|
|Walking up the creek|
|At the Washpool 1953|
|Washpool Recreation Area 2016|
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