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Stage 10. Caister to Great Yarmouth to Corton

I am surprised by the lack of care for sand dunes in Great Yarmouth and experience a moment of stillness under the pier. Further along the coast, I come to an area where a whole section of cliff has slipped down …. The path has disappeared. Continue reading

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Stage 9. Sea Palling to Winterton to Caister-on-Sea

I see a dog’s grey muzzle in the water – a labrador I think – about 20 yards from shore. My heart stops. I believe I have just seen a dog drown. For one wild moment I contemplate plunging into the cold sea ….. Continue reading

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Stage 7. Sheringham to Overstrand to Mundesley

I forget my socks. There is nobody here at all. Nobody. On my right are crumbling cliffs with no way up. If you were caught here with a rising tide, it would be difficult to escape the waves. Continue reading

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Stage 6. Cley-Next-the-Sea to Sheringham

The waves crash beneath us and spray fills the air. The wind howls and tries to blow us off the bank. I am reminded of how very fragile this coastland is and what little protection we really have from the force of the sea.
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Stage 4. Burnham Deepdale to Wells-next-the-Sea

Another weekend – another walk. This time, my long-suffering husband is coming with me. We discover a decomposing seal carcass. I keep an anxious eye on the sea. The tide could easily cut you off quickly. People die here. Continue reading

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Stage 3. Thornham to Burnham Deepdale

Now the rain begins to fall. I wrap my camera in plastic bag and stuff my iPhone into my bra. I am a little damp. I can’t resist taking lots of photographs of boats. Yesterday it was beach huts, today boats. Continue reading

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Stage 2. Hunstanton to Thornham

There are birds everywhere here. The sun is slanting across the fields and the air is soft with summer sun. A wonderful day. Continue reading

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