How is it September already? The trees are already changing colour here, which seems much earlier than the last few years. If that wasn’t enough of a sign of the changing seasons, the nights are also pulling in and, once again, I’m getting to see some sunrises. Of course, the biggest sign that summer is over is that Freya starts school this week *cry*. I’m completely burying my head in the sand about that and instead looking back over our holiday photos – and wishing for another week or two.
Today’s My Sunday Photo is from an early evening visit to my of my favourite beaches, Holkham. It’s hard to really describe it but I feel exhilarated when I’m there. I don’t know whether its the big sky, the endless sand or the fact its bordered by a forest but it’s such a special place (it’s featured in lots of films, including the Oscar-winning Shakespeare In Love).
I was thrilled to see horses enjoying the gentle surf when we arrived. We walked a long way to get closer but it was worth it, especially when one of the riders kindly stopped and let us meet the gorgeous Red, who is apparently a big fan of children. The feeling was mutual and Freya still talks about him.
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I also have another really interesting Behind The Book post for you tomorrow so please pop back.
We’ve just come back from a wet and windy week in a caravan in Great Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast.
I quite liked listening to the rain on the roof but when the wind kicked in we were a bit worried we might take off!
Luckily I had looked at the forecast before we went this time and packed appropriately (unlike a previous trip when I forgot to take a coat) so we were able to get out and about, despite the weather (not much keeps us from a beach).
Freya had a blast and particularly enjoyed the disco this time. We also visited a few places we probably wouldn’t have done had it been sunny so all in all it was a great holiday.
I hope you’ve all had a good week too.
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Also, please check back tomorrow because I’ve got another Behind The Book post (a non-fiction author this time who not only has an interesting path to publication but also some fantastic tips for all writers).
At about 2.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday Freya said: “I wish we could go to the beach.”
We hadn’t done much the previous two days and so, even though it wasn’t entirely beach weather (brrrrrr), we piled into the car and drove to Sea Palling.
Having been there in the summer when it’s heaving with people, it was rather nice to have the beach almost to ourselves. In fact, it seemed like there were more people in the water than on the sand at one point.
I’ve never seen kitesurfing before but found it quite mesmerising. Freya wasn’t quite so keen on the wind but was still happy building sandcastles and playing in the pools (where we found razor shells for the first time). Mark was just…cold (for some reason he didn’t bring a big coat).
“I know, let’s warm-up with an ice-cream,” Freya suggested.
Mark and I opted for freshly cooked warm sugar doughnuts instead.
Wishing you all a lovely week.
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