So the move went OK, we’ve nearly brought everything we need down to the seaside, but the rest can wait till Christmas. Only small hiccup was my MacBook lead giving up the ghost so I had no access for a few days. It wouldn’t have mattered so much if were in the midlands as the apple store is pretty close, but we ended up driving all the way to Exeter an back just to get one. Three hours for a […]
Well the lease is signed for the next 12 months; we’ve got the keys and started to move in (we’ve moved about 20 times in as many years so it’s getting smoother, but there are always surprises). This was taken looking down from the balcony at high tide, handheld as I didn’t bring a tripod down, that’ll have to come down later with the big camera. Still, it’s drawing my eye already. I can see a series starting. I’ll see […]
For those that don’t know Verity is Damien Hirst’s 20 year bronze- clad loan to Ilfracombe and stands 66 feet high at the end of the harbour looking out to sea. Apologies for the lack of posting recently but we’ve been finding somewhere new to live, and in a months time will be moving here. Back to the seaside after five years of country and city life: can’t wait.
Never done this before, known lots of people who have raved about it, but never really understood why. It’s actually really very good, quietly paddling in unison a few inches above the water. You get to experience things from a whole new angle; the horizon is closer, birds skim across the water on your eye level, and you can feel the power of the sea as waves of energy pass beneath the kayak with the swell. There is the Zen […]