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“A moment spent in wonder is worth a lifetime spent in awe.”

 

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Sand between the toes

in the water

Simple fun. I forget every year. We spend so much time walking on beaches in the colder months, going from A to B. I forget how much fun it can be to just stay put. In one spot.

playing in the water

One spot gives a chance for children to jump the waves.

all family on beach

Dig holes and experiment with complicated and convoluted drainage systems.

sand castle

Build castles with fortifications.

playing in the sand

Work as a slick team. Co-opting Including other children on the beach to complete their engineering objective (keeping the tide away from their castle).

dog on beach

All the time, watched over by the faithful hound.

I do forget that a day on the beach is filled with wonderful play. No quarrels. Just fun.

sun on the water

Also time for us grown-ups to sit back and enjoy the sunlight painting the tips of the waves. And, yes, feel the sand between our toes.

Note to self: Love this small beach. Steep hills and no road access but a very friendly beach. We chatted to so many lovely people. No polystyrene cups or containers from the beach cafe. Proper mugs, plates and trays. A fun few days for everyone.(Photos taken with phone.)

I’m joining in with Coombe Mill’s Country Kids

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall

 

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