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Crabs…do you suppose they get crabby after being caught countless times during crabbing?

I wouldn’t like to be a crab; not because they are incapable of walking forwards, or backwards for that matter; I suppose I would eventually get used to the idea of turning away from my intended destination in order to … Continue reading

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The Victorian gentry were wheeled down to the sea in theirs but they were missing out

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, oh I do like to be beside the sea…   Just what is it that draws us to the ocean? The rhythmic sound of the waves as they wash up over … Continue reading

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Beer…not the brew best served cold but the quiet cove on the Jurassic Coast

Beer. Not the brown liquid libation but the picturesque coastal village that nestles comfortably in the 95 mile stretch of the amazing Jurassic Coast. As with all the beaches along this prehistoric sweep of English coastline, it has so much … Continue reading

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Charmouth beach and when nature bites back

Charmouth beach is probably one of my most favourite spots along the Jurassic coast; since benefiting from the natural tidal migration of the imported sand the council deposited on Lyme Regis beach, Charmouth now has the perfect mix of large sandy areas that are … Continue reading

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Burgh Island, Devon. Flora, fauna & fancy hotels

The road to Burgh Island, or perhaps more accurately, Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon is very typical of all the roads in the south-west; it’s a narrow country road with a few passing places and bordered by dense hedgerow. But it is … Continue reading

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The battle weary charm of Charmouth

I always battle with myself when choosing my favourite Jurassic coast beach, after all there are not only several to choose from but each has its own distinct attractive qualities and irresistible appeal; however whenever I visit Charmouth I say the … Continue reading

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Lyme Regis; weddings in wellies & artists in the Baptist Church

Lyme Regis, Lyme Regis, so good I’ve named it twice and if you haven’t been recently, then don’t wait for a reason, just get in the car, bus or train (walk or bike for that matter) and go. I went … Continue reading

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