Even though I live in one of the most beautiful places in the country, at times it can feel a little claustraphobic and the desire to ‘escape’ within my immediate periphery seeps in. Sometimes a jaunt around the back streets of Bridport can do the trick but if I want to properly ‘escape’ there is no finer place than Cogden Beach. I have mentioned this amazing spot in the past but it felt like a reminder was required… Read more
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Beer is one of those picturesque Devon seaside towns where life is easy and modern times haven’t arrived yet. The beach has enough to keep everyone happy for a day: boat rides, fishing trips, cafes, playground, walks but still feel they are in an unspoilt spot. It is also compact, you can keep an eye on meandering children.
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3 children, 3 torches, 3 big coats and 2 parents, 2 cameras plus the obligatory glow sticks is the prep for a spooky evening. Abbotsbury Floodlit Gardens is billed as Enchanted and it definitely veers more toward that angle than spooky.The pheasants are settling for the night which gives an appropriate backdrop of noise and as you follow the candlelit path a kind of Tolkein theme develops. But to a 6 year old its still really spooky…. Read more
Forgive me but with the post holiday catch up, I have only just got around to this post. I just needed a moment where there wasn’t someone under the age of 8 talking to me (constantly).
Lyme Regis Arts Fest always uncovers a few hidden joys and we rather randomly found the lovely Paula Youens doing a flash doodle in the new shelters at the seafront. The 3 small ones loved the freedom of different mediums to scribble in and I got to browse her fantastic work. I especially love the lino prints and the simple charcoal work particularly her Birds, which me thinks would look rather splendid in the Winter makeover of The Studio. Read more