On The Beach

Just after Christmas we popped over to Whitstable for a spot of Champagne and shopping with our friend Karen. Situated on the Thames estuary, Whitstable’s beaches are shingly rather than sandy, their tide-rounded bounty stoutly defended by rank after rank of sturdy groynes. As the sun lowered we stumbled towards The Neptune (above far left) for a postprandial […]

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Tidal Textures

Today was a perfect winter’s day – calm, bright and cloudless. The sky was the blue of a pair of well worn jeans, the sea waveless, lightly crinkled by an imperceptible breeze. Oyster catchers mingled amiably with the new generation of herring gulls, still dirty brown in their juvenile plumage. Thanet folks flocked to the beach […]

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