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Beach Textures

Off to the North Wales coast to blow away the cobwebs and breathe in some healthy sea air, we stopped off on our way to Llandudno at Pensarn to explore its pebbled shore and collect driftwood to make some mobiles … Continue reading

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Closed for Winter but not Deserted – Barmouth – Part Two

Back in one of our favourite Welsh seaside town of Barmouth we crossed the dunes and discovered the debris of the storms. We came across seaweed wrenched by the roots from its sea floor home, an empty shell of a … Continue reading

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Closed for Winter but not Deserted – Barmouth – Part One

So after journeying through Wales we were getting very close to the sea. The road along the Mawdach estuary gained sharper bends and narrowed and we soon found ourselves alongside the sea. The railway bridge crossing the estuary came into … Continue reading

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Strands – Discovering a Beach – Part Three

Okay here we go with the third and final part of my Strands posts, where we make our way – very slowly as you will see – back to the car. We went by way of the grass path above … Continue reading

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Strands – Discovering a Beach – Part Two

Back on our favourite beach on the North Wales coast we are carrying on our discovery of the gifts the sea has deposited on the strandline. First she uses her power to shape and smooth, to erode hard and soft … Continue reading

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Awards and Wet Weather in Cleethorpes

We have just returned from a weekend up on the Lincolnshire coast. We had been invited to attend the RHS Britain in Bloom award ceremony at Cleethorpes’ Beechcomber Entertainment Centre, a rather strange place harking back to the days of … Continue reading

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Go South – One

We like a few days away in early autumn. If you can appreciate what this season has to offer then you miss the summer a little less. Thus we travelled southwards for a midweek break. We planned to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

A day at the seaside in September is a real treat. The light is good for taking photos and there are few visitors. The holiday rush is over so even the busiest resort becomes a peaceful place. And of course … Continue reading

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