I love going to the beach. It’s top of my list of places to go once we can make non essential journeys. We live beside the sea
and it’s beautiful, but we don’t have a typical sandy beach.
We don’t have to drive very far to find one, just the other side of our nearest town. Simply out of bounds for us for now.
But it will be our first trip, because if there’s “someone” who likes a beach more than me, then it’s DogS.
Particularly if there’s a tennis ball around, the scruffier the better.
Although I’m not a sunbather my favourite travel destinations are beside the sea.
wild and urban.
On a hot sunny beach you’ll find me under an umbrella with a book, not stretched out soaking up the rays. I like paddling though, and swimming when it’s warm enough. I learned to swim in the sea (the Bristol Channel) and love the feeling of the waves. I’m not so hardy these days and prefer warmer seas so don’t get a dip as often. I’m not a particular thrill seeker and hate the term “bucket list” but I’d love to try waterskiing.
I like a seaside cafe
or sometimes, something grander.
I try to leave only
but pick up the occasional
and can get quite obsessive about clearing up
One of my favourite films was set not too far away. Here I am acting out one of the scenes.
I’m looking forward to feeling the sand between my toes again.