wells beach was all ashine in the sun today, wet soggy sand reflecting the sky, so that I thought the tide was in when I first saw it.  the wind was so cold after 20 minutes walking against it it felt as though somebody’s very cold hands were gripping my face.

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such bright eye-watering light after the dull damp weather was shocking and invigorating.

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pale sand smoking across the beach in snaking bands. at home again I found sand in my eyebrows.

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it was too cold to continue out in the wind, so we ended up in the pinewoods.