Pawprint Series: A splendid beach in West Sussex

I know I have written about it before but I am penning this as a devoted dog owner.  It being, of course, the West Wittering Estate in West Sussex and if you love a pristine, white sandy beach, then this is the place to be. Dog owners, like me, use the far end of the beach, past…

The Victorian Bathing Machine

Being interested in all thing seaside, I have long wanted to see an actual Victorian Bathing Machine in person.  So it was with great anticipation that I saw the most exclusive bathing machine of them all this past week – Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s own bathing machine on her very own private beach at the…

West Wittering – one of the world’s great beaches

Why of why did I wait so long to visit the Witterings in West Sussex?  I discovered them when looking for places to walk my dog – not the normal way you discover a beautiful beach I must admit but I am so very glad I went there in the end. I swear that The…

A beach resort in winter …

I love living near a beach, particularly in the winter time, where tourists are sparce and you feel like you have the whole area to yourself.  A few images of Southsea Beach, Portsmouth taken recently. Although dogs are welcome the Eastney end of Southsea Beach all year around, they can wander elsewhere off season.  I…

A welcome oasis …

I wish there were more pit-stops available in winter time on Southsea Beach, Portsmouth, Hants, but this one, to the Eastney side of the Pier, is cherished by dog walkers like myself.  With a wooden platform built over the beach,you can take your faithful friend with you to enjoy a welcome hot coffee (and a…