Beach Fayre #southwold #beautifulskies

As some know we spend a fair bit of time near the wonderful old fashioned seaside resort of Southwold.

At this time of year it can be fairly empty and a little parky but sometimes, as this weekend

the skies can be a wonderful mix

like an spilt paint palette bleeding into each other.

Skies hereabouts are like fingerprints and DNA, each one unique. And, it often seems, in minutes the whole tone changes from the subtle glows of a dull umber to the fiery sheen of raspberry and orange.

The joy is enhanced by the roll of the sand dunes, the gulls on the harbour walls, the pier and the lighthouse and the beach huts,

still sharp coloured before the winter’s battering takes off the edge of this year’s paint job.

And, of course, while Dog chases imaginary balls,

the urge to make an angel in the sand can become overwhelming.

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published three books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars and Salisbury Square. In addition I published an anthology of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand this summer. A fourth book will be out soon. This started life as a novel in a week on this blog and will follow later this year. I blog about all sorts at geofflepard.com and welcome all comments. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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27 Responses to Beach Fayre #southwold #beautifulskies

  1. Oh my goodness! Don’t go on sandy beaches! ๐ŸŽƒ

    Wonderful photography, Geoff.

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  2. Ritu says:

    Gorgeous photos His Geoffleship!

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  3. Ali Isaac says:

    Looks heavenly, Geoff. I can certainly see the appeal. I love the wide open space and light at the sea, especially when you have it all practically to yourself. Wonderful. Enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜™

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  4. Isn’t there some kind of saying about not being able to take the boy out of the man? I bet if you’d had a bucket and spade you would have tried to dig to China! Gorgeous skies!!

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  5. You are off the wall ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Darlene says:

    What a fabulous day and so glad you gave in to the urge to make a sand angel. Our dog loves to run wild on the beach too.

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  7. This post was well timed ๐Ÿ™‚ It was summer, and we had our jackets on, the wind was blowing a gale, and we still enjoyed this beach and especially amused by the huts and how people fitted them out. Definitely, added vibrancy to the beach! Great photos!

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  8. josypheen says:

    Gorgeous photos Geoff!

    I love beach walks in autumn and winter. It’s chilly, but you get the views to yourself and it feels so lovely and fresh. Your dog looks soooo happy!

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  9. JT Twissel says:

    What a beautiful place for a walk with the dog! Lovely pictures.

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    • TanGental says:

      It is rather splendid; very old school but none the worst for that. I know it may sound a little odd but it reminds me a little of Santa Cruz… that had an old world charm when I was there a few years ago… or at least that’s how I now remember it!

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  10. willowdot21 says:

    The Dog to infinity and beyond… The human making angels in the sand….. Well the dog just has to help!! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

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  11. bakesbynaomi says:

    Great photographs! Looks like such a nice place

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  12. bakesbynaomi says:

    Great photographs! Looks like such a lovely place

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  13. Annecdotist says:

    Lovely pictures, Geoff, and pleasant reminders of when you took us on a writersโ€™ excursion to Southwold.

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