Today we welcomed steady incessant rainfall which took me back to scanning another set of prints from the Bembridge holiday of August 2000. These are a record of a trip to Sandown’s Yaverland Beach.
Is this a special stone Emily is displaying?
Jessica tows Emily and Oliver in the dinghy;
then Oliver romps on the sand with his Dad who rows him out to sea.
A stack of herons populated a nearby field.
Late this afternoon there seemed to be a deceptive lull in the rainfall so we took a trip to Mudeford Quay which was somewhat damper than it ought to be,
A row of juvenile gulls were seen off from a shed roof; one, rather vociferous, was permitted to stay.
A bicycle had been dropped beside a fine crop of windfalls beneath an apple tree on the verge of Derritt Lane, Sopley.
This evening we dined on Jackie’s piquant cauliflower cheese; succulent fish pie; moist ratatouille and firm cabbage, with which I finished the Baturrica,