Ice Cream Man

Di Paolo’s Award-Winning ice cream served up by William the Cone-queror, St Leonards seafront. Where’s Will? Admittedly a little sporadic, but there’s a site and app to find him on the seafront. Also shows current ice cream flavours! You can also look out for that distinctive umbrella, visible from miles …

Marine Court

Sea Fever

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s …


Banana boat

As they say in Glasgow: Taps aff! All the way down the other end of the country, in East Sussex today (alright, across the border and into the South of England), it hits 20C today. It’s sunny, the sea is the most amazing blue and it’s Sunday, so everyone is out …

High Tide Low Tide Bike Race

High Tide Low Tide Bike Race

The High Tide Low Tide Bike Race has just a few rules. They seem to be (it’s all a bit vague), no SPD’s (clip on pedals), and no biting. It’s £5 in, winner takes all. Beyond this, it’s first past the post in a (vague) number of laps around a …

bucket head

Bucket head

“It’s my fault”, she said, “I put the bucket on my head first and now he won’t take it off”.

decisive moment

Decisive Moment

An homage to Henri Cartier Bresson. The beach was amazing today, so many good pictures.

Girl freewheeling on a chopper on the coastal path to Bexhill

Bike to Bexhill

She said, “You must do the ride to Bexhill; Giant Sea Cabbages, Colossal Daisies. Kingdom of Beach Huts and Overgrown Cliffs.” It was an intriguing introduction. The ride does not disappoint. It is perfectly magical. You come off the normal path onto dusty gravel, which then turns into a kind …

See saw - kids playing, Brighton

See Saw

Birthday party on the beach. Kids found a plank and made a see saw. Not a Pokemon in sight.