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Gone To The Beach...

We seem to have our photo allowance back.
 No idea how this has happened, but it's good!

We woke this morning to blue skies & sunshine - something we've not seen for a long time!
We've had rain most days for over 2 months now, which has caused so much damage around here...

Part of the coastal path has collapsed, so walkers are having to be diverted...

Our lane has been closed off to beach traffic for over a month...

Due to a landslide!
Cars can come up from the other side of the beach & they have a tendency to ignore the signs... 
This one had to reverse quite a long way!

We hope the council don't bother sorting the lane out - it would mean a quieter time during holiday season!

Our landlord's tractor tracks.

National Trust territory... 

The end of our lane with the beach at the bottom & a National Trust cottage.

More signs about the coastal path closure.

Rain water continues to come from our hamlet's fields.
This is the deepest we've seen the ford.

Hemmick Beach...











And our beach combing goodies...
Driftwood for the fire, bamboo (which Sime hopes to turn into something musical) & an old buoy which we threaded with seaweed for easy carriage.
Watch this space to see where the buoy ends up...

Sunset's a coming...



A friend in north Cornwall says it's snowing up there, nothing here though... Just chilly!

As it's Sunday - we're linking up with Sft's Sealed Pot Sunday. Check it out & join in.

We're doing really well with our saving, which you can read about on Sft's blog.

We still haven't come to a decision about where to go for our holiday, Scandinavia is a favourite, but we've also had another thought - which is to visit Switzerland, where we have some lovely friends who we haven't seen for a few years now...

Hope you've all had a good weekend & the snow doesn't stop play for those who have it!

Kay & Sime
xx 



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