Tag Archive: Coast

Blue skies in Broadstairs

I visited Broadstairs in late May and looking back this may be one of the very few really sunny, cloudless days we’ve had since Easter. The weather was perfect for a trip to… Continue reading

Fortresses and timber frames

Meandering south west from Mont Saint-Michel, St Malo’s fortress style surrounds beckoned. Rennes is known for its timber framed buildings. I spent a nice, sunny lunch time wandering around the central part of the city,… Continue reading

Coastal France

Long time no post, here’s France in Spring 2011. Honfleur Deauville Normandy landing beaches American cemetery Arromanches

More Brighton

There’s a lot more to Brighton than colourful graffiti and street art. It’s a quirky, probably slightly tawdry, seaside town. In the sunshine it’s lovely but I’m not sure how I’d feel about… Continue reading

Brighton street art

Last summer I spent  a few Saturdays day tripping around the south east of England. One of the places I visited was Brighton. What can I say, I was missing the ocean and… Continue reading

Surfers Paradise (but is it really?)

In the time I’ve lived on the Coast I’ve visited the tourist hotspot known as Surfers Paradise a handful of times.  I tend to avoid it because it is very touristy, often crowded… Continue reading

Here fishy fishy…

At one of the parks in these parts there are some excellent metal fish sculptures.  They swim eternally in a line, watching over the passing traffic.  There was one more of them but… Continue reading

Houseboats on the Broadwater

While wandering along the Broadwater I like to have a good look at all the houseboats floating nearby.  Some are, sadly, parked too far out to have a good nosy, but others permanently take… Continue reading