I think I could sit all day long in silence just watching the sea .It is an ever changing kaleidoscope of colour ,pattern and movement as the sun and clouds juxtapose their influences on the surface of the water. It is a wonderful palette of emerald greens , inky blues ,greys and dark navy , topped with crests of white.Such a day was today as the sun broke through the clouds that were scudding across the bay .A dash of green here and then a darker hue altogether as the sunlight played on the water .The tide was out revealing the sandy shoreline and the rocky ledges where soon earnest children with fragile shrimping nets will nervously poke under the seaweed to expose the hiding crabs . But today not a soul except for one solitary surfer who paddled forlornly out to try to catch a non existent wave .
There were waves but only small ones which uncurled at a leisurely pace as they made their gentle way to the shore and do you remember that gloriously tickley sensation as you stood at the edge of the water and the wave washed over your feet and then as it withdrew it took the sand with it from under and around your feet ?There was always the feeling that you were going to topple over but you all held hands and did it again and again .
Today there was still cool breeze which added yet another dimension to the water as you could follow its path as it crossed the bay - one breeze chasing another over the surface of the water . Endlessly fascinating -nothing got done today much to busy sea gazing .