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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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“When the weather is fine you know it’s the time for messin’ about on the river” so said Tony Hatch & Les Reed in the 60’s

The journey east was monotonous but fast flowing; the sky looked busy with stroppy grey clouds jostling each other and being buffeted along by the gusts of wind. By the time I docked my car in one of the Southampton multi storeycar parks, there was the … Continue reading

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