No Boxing Day ride for me (except reminiscently in the Herald bike blog) but my sister and I did stage a daring escape to the coast while the children were distracted by a DVD, so we could blow away some cobwebs of our own.*

The sea views were spectacular

foggy coast



This was my second visit to St. Abbs this week. The last time we were rather taken by its tiny harbour, and the way the houses were jumbled into the slopes above it, each shed with a sea view (not to mention the nice little cafe selling generously proportioned fresh local crab baguettes).

St Abbs Harbour

It all looked and felt a bit more … elemental in the haar and the north wind today.

St Abbs from St Abbs head

Home tomorrow.

* we did leave some responsible adults in charge. And a few irresponsible ones as well

4 Responses to Unboxing

  1. Sue Greig says:

    I just wish I could cycle, walk or whatever. Much love to you both. x x

  2. disgruntled says:

    Thank you Sue. Hope you had a good Christmas

  3. Andy in Germany says:

    It is so very British that the cottage clinging to the edge of the sea has a conservatory squeezed into the garden…

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