Beechwood Fauna

This being the second day of 50+ m.p.h. winds it seemed one to have a look at the waves on The Solent. The sun lit the cliffs of the island and the waves on the skyline. When I photographed the sea, rocks, and spume on the sand I was not alone; one young woman, exhibitingContinue reading “Beechwood Fauna”

Why We Always Talk About The Weather

The overnight gales persisted throughout this morning. We had also, once again, forgotten bottle collection day, so, driving to Milford on Sea for my medical prescription, we took the bottles to the bank in the car park, then proceeded to the coastline. We have a phrase ‘I wasn’t born yesterday’, used to suggest ‘I’m notContinue reading “Why We Always Talk About The Weather”

Sea Flowers

This morning I made a start on reading ‘Madame Bovary’. Later, in a successful bid to avoid the rain, I walked down to The Splash and back via the church footpath. The sunshine and showers nature of the day and the speed of the wind produced ever-changing skies, bright blue clouding over in white andContinue reading “Sea Flowers”

Dover Beach

The weather today was very unpleasant, with driving rain and blustery winds.  I found myself agreeing to a trip to Highcliffe.  After all, we were going to get wet anyway, so why not at the seaside? Jackie drove me to the clifftop and pointed out the Isle of Wight, quite near, but only just discernibleContinue reading “Dover Beach”