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we all like to be beside the seaside...

yesterday i was lucky enough to be invited to spend the day with friends who are holidaying at camber sands.  three generations of the family are renting a wonderful light and airy house a stones throw from the sea.

after lunch, the youngest members of the clan were taken off by their father in the hope they might nap in the car. the oldest member of the clan took himself off for a nap in the garden. this left the next youngest, her mother, and her grandmother, and me, to go for a swim.  i had anticipated a potential swim and had therefore thrown my swimming costume in the car before leaving home.  this garment has not been worn for quite some time and in the intervening period i have lost and gained and lost and gained various amounts of weight.  it was therefore hit and miss whether it would a) stay up or b) cover all the relevant bits.

we made our way down the sand and there followed some getting-in-and-out-of-clothes-yoga but eventually we were ready to take to the waves. having r…