The thing I love most about living in Yorkshire are the beaches. Having grown up with Brighton beach as my back garden (almost literally until I was 10), I love being near the sea. I’m drawn to it. So living close(ish) to the beach is quite important for me – and what beaches they have up here!
For a start, there’s sand! I’m so used to pebbles that bruise every surface of your body, and feet that have become so hardened by stepping on these pebbles, that sand is a novelty! And not one I think I’ll ever get bored of!
And the beaches here stretch for miles and miles… and they’re so gloriously quiet in comparison to the South East. [Read more…]