Beryl and Clare with the picnicThe beach was not especially crowded for the middle of August...
The beach at Weston super Mare looking north... and soon the call of the sea was too much and Clare and Beryl, mutually supporting each other against the shifting sands and rolling surf, ventured down the beach and into the sea.
Back from the seaThe two videos below, which can surely be of interest only to close relations, show the intrepid explorers counted out and then counted back.
The paddlers venture forth
The paddlers returnAfter ice-creams, in the best tradition of seaside afternoons, we made our way home.