“the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam”
“The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water.”
“But that day, as I sat on the tranquil shore, it was possible to believe one was gazing into eternity.”
“Sometimes the lone walker feels that he is moving backwards in time, and sometimes that he stands at the threshold of a different world”
“Standing looking out to sea can be like standing at an altar.”
“The wind made the land alive; made me alive.” Nick Hunt
The fabric of the sea and beach is ever-changing, even more so in winter. The sea is frozen, only some blue patches still remain open.
Swans mesmerize me. Snow white creatures with charisma that captures me in the net of wonder. So big, so soft, so brave. So arrogant, so elegant.
“One of the most beautiful effects of light on water is the way the sun forms a bright pillar as it is reflected off a large body of water towards the start or the end of the day.” Tristan Gooley
“And when he came to the sea the water was quite purple and dark blue, and grey and thick, and no longer so green and yellow, but it was still quiet. And he stood there…” Virginia Woolf