I do like to be beside the seaside

But it seems that my kids did not inherit the beach gene; either that or they had a surfeit of beach during those long lovely summers spent in Wexford when they were younger.   While I pine for sun, sand and sea during the sweaty summer months, they enjoy an indoor city life.  So I decided to have my very own summer holiday on the day that the two younger ones returned to school.   The very second that their buses vanished around the corner, I grabbed my beach gear, jumped in the car, and headed for the coast.  I didn’t stop to check the diary.  Oh no!  Nor did I look at the “to do” list.   That was for later…   And before 9 o’clock I was looking at this:


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