After missing out of most of the spring summer with Covid-19 I finally spent two weeks Staycation down the beach– and that for me means a beach barbecue! With West Sussex skies and serene sunsets, all that remains to be perfect is a Beer and a Beach BBQ. Owning a holiday home on the beachContinue reading “Beach BBQ done the right way”
You don’t just spend time on the beach in the summer You are constantly told you live somewhere that people yearn to see You know that every problem is reduced by sitting near the sea When people drop rubbish on your beach you go mental Dog walkers not picking up their dog mess will resultContinue reading “Beach people know this;”
A two week break from work at our holiday home next to the beach has been awesome, there is no better place to reflect than to sit and think in, near or on water. I don’t know why but I think better near a body of water. It fires the imagination, it provides a landscapeContinue reading “Thinking near the sea”
During my days on vacation, my wife Melanie and I walked round ancient english towns. It was just before starting a new role at work. I was exploring this beautiful town and still thinking about starting my new role, (so much for being mindful) I turned a corner and looked at a magical set ofContinue reading “Vision needs venture”
This is a scene in Bournemouth today. No thanks. Hell is other people Jean-paul Satre
Every year there is a day or two where the UK Media organisations get to claim that the UK will be hotter than the Caribbean. The UK Media heatwave silly season always makes me smile when I read the claims. It suggests that people in the Caribbean or somewhere else more consistently temperate suddenly realiseContinue reading “UK Hotter then the Caribbean”
I return to this spot so often to photograph as it has for me all that is wonderful about a British beach sunset. A pebble beach, a calm tranquil blue ocean, slowly lapping white waves juxtapose to the most glorious reds and oranges. I cannot see a sunset now with out thinking of the A.E.Continue reading “UK Beach Sunset August 2020”
With a week to go on my staycation and much fine weather forecast I decided to journey down to our beach house and hut to enjoy the fine weather. My oh my was I not disappointed. It was Trez hot! Not a breeze at all. Can I spoil the mood and say too hot? No,Continue reading “UK gets a rather warm spell”
I think you would agree that I have a remarkably Memoji type face. A Memoji for those that do not know is the Avatar of Apple iPhones. You can design one to look like you as much as possible and when I made mine up I was surprised how much it looks like me.
This is not new news, this story comes up every now and then. However I am using it to illustrate a point so forgive the click bait. Google it yourself if you are into that. I write this partly in jest as I don’t believe in astrology, however humanity has always clung to labels asContinue reading “Your star sign is wrong, probably”
I am lying on a towel on this pebbled beach I call my second home. No other sounds but here but for the waves, and an occasional seagull. Through sunglass covered eyes I look at the azure sky with wisps of cloud, the breeze is light this morning and whispers of times gone by. IContinue reading “A beach to myself”
I offer this quote as a lesson we all know but often fail to appreciate until its too late: “don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of” Charles Richards
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Let me introduce you to my Beach hut; Margaritaville is her name – You can see her on Lancing Beach. I spend most weekends here with a beer doing odd DIY tasks to heep her looking ship shape, then in the evenings. we have summer BBQs and beers, In the winter; a cup of teaContinue reading “My Beach Hut; Margaritaville”
Woke up early to catch this beauty. The sky rises above Brighton and the seven sisters. I would say I get one cracking Sun rise every 9 times I wake up early. I think for skies like this that ratio is fine with me.