Where we live the beaches nearby are shingle, so while we've been away for a few days over half term, it was a real pleasure to wander down to the real, firm, sandy beaches stretching along the coast and observe the constantly changing scene.
Moody skies left over from a passing storm transformed the following morning into calm seas and low clouds.
Then a bright and frisky start to the day, some unexpected surf running.
And in complete contrast a sea fog which hung around all day when the tide was out you couldn't see the water from the head of the beach.
Love the autumn blues and a run along a deserted beach at first light.
Despite the cold wind, the sun and blue skies soon brought out more than a few holiday makers, children having fun digging and finding shells.
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