Seaside and sun

One of my early blog posts, from 2012. The English seaside, and a very young Ollie.

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DSCF0241A very young (7 months old) Ollie, in the sea. He still had a collar back then.

The rain stopped the day before yesterday, and the sun came out today. Julie was on a day off from work, so we decided to take Ollie the dog to the seaside for the afternoon.

Wells-next-the Sea is our nearest seaside town, only 30 minutes in a car. There is a large dog friendly section of beach, and a pine forest leading up to the sand dunes. Unfortunately, the sun was not present there, as it was shrouded in coastal cloud. That didn’t matter, as it was warm, and very busy, with both day trippers and holidaymakers there for their annual summer break.

Ollie had great fun in the sea, which was surprisingly warm, and enjoyed meeting up with all the other dogs. Julie and I got a lot of good exercise, and…

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18 thoughts on “Seaside and sun

    1. He liked the sea at that age, Rich. Now he avoids it, as he doesn’t like the waves.
      It is nice to be able to be at a beach in 25-30 minutes. But the summer season makes it almost impossible to park the car. We prefer to go when the tourists have departed.
      Best wishes, Pete.

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