Crow Point (Flashback Friday)

Burton has been asking me to take him to the beach for the last three weeks but owing to the cold weather and me being ill, I haven’t been able to take him and Jenson. However, Tuesday morning was sunny and quite warm – ideal weather for taking the boys to the seaside – so we left the house just after 9.30am and set off with buckets and spades and wellington boots.
I decided to take the boys to a nearby estuary beach called Crow Point which is about 10 miles from where we live. It is a remote beach and you pay a toll to drive to it as its a privately owned road, but its worth the £1.50 because we had the beach to ourselves!
The boys were in their element and couldn’t wait to make some sandcastles
They also did some ‘rock climbing’ and ‘scraping’

They discovered pebbles with sea weed stuck to them
Found some driftwood
Went exploring in the sand
Did some jumping
Did some roly polies
Did some digging
Did some running
Pretended to be pirates
Looked at the glassy water and the reflections on the water of the sky and clouds

But most of all – we had fun and smiled a LOT

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Westward Ho #2 (Flashback Friday)

Last Saturday was a bright and gloriously sunny day with blue sky reminiscent of better and warmer days ahead (hopefully) I decided to take the boys to Westward Ho! as we don’t go to the beach as often as we should considering  how close we live to it.
As we prepared to leave the warm car, I explained to Burton that we didn’t have a spare change of clothes (*alert* mummy fail here) so to take care and not go wading into puddles or rock pools too far, in case he fell over or the water is deeper than his wellies.
As we walked over the board walk surrounded by the varying sizes of pebbles , the freezing sea breeze and February air almost took our breath away!! Proper cold! 
Still, my boys don’t care about about such things as freezing cold temperatures oh no! Armed with a bucket and spade each off they went digging up the wet sand, finding shells and pebbles and of course splashing in the rock pools. We noticed how blue the sky was, how fluffy the clouds looked in the distance and how the sun’s rays reflect in the beachy pools like diamonds sparkling back at us. And, inevitably, how cold it is when you fall into a rock pool when you wade in too deep despite the warning Mummy gave you earlier! Not just once but three consecutive times!! *sighs*. 

And, inevitably, how cold it is when you fall into a rock pool when you wade in too deep despite the warning Mummy gave you earlier! Not just once but three consecutive times!! *sighs*. 
 This then signalled our hasty return to the car, to turn the heater up full and head home for a warm shower and a warm home cooked dinner. 
But it was such fun while it lasted, and they had a great time even though their little hands were so cold and their cheeks so rosy.

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A Quick Visit To The Beach

Guess what?
It didn’t rain today.
Thats right, no rain today!!
OK, so now you have picked yourself back up off the floor I will tell you that we had blue skies and sun shine too!!! Amazing!
When I saw the sky this morning after breakfast, I made my mind up that I would take the boys to the beach even if it ended up raining, because I was fed up with not being able to do very much with them due to the rubbish weather. We left the house just after 9am and it was drizzling slightly, but I hoped it would clear up, which it did huzzah!
I took the boys to Instow beach which is about a 20 minute drive away from our house. They LOVED it and we ran around for an hour with the sea breeze blowing in our faces. It’s the first time we have been since Jenson started walking and he had so much fun walking through the sand, even if he did end up falling over and ‘eating’ some of it too!!
The fresh (sea) air did us the world of good 🙂
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