For our international readers, let me explain a bit about
Three piers were built, the
In this era of cheap flights to warmer climes, the British seaside resort survives to varying success. I remember well having a seaside daytrip to Skegness on the Lincolnshire coast with the church youth group, at the age of 14, and, for the first (but not last time) getting roaringly drunk and singing the Sex Pistol’s “Anarchy in the UK” through the streets to the beach. Our Vicar, as well as the 20-year old of the youth group leader were very liberal (another post!).
In 1999 Len Curtis (a local
The visitors also receive free entry to various
Monday midday they arrived.
Tuesday: SeaLife Centre ( - a marine aquarium - Kezia was scared of the sharks, but Jaime loved it) and a Dr Who Exhibition (I gather Kezia was also scared – Daleks and Cybermen – I used to hide behind the sofa!).
Wednesday: the Zoo – Kezia and Jaime loved it.
Thank you Len, thank you to the volunteers who have taken Kezia, Jaime and Nanda out-and-about! (Please pass on).
I don’t know what to say except you all have taken them into a magical world for a week, where the worry of Kezia’s illness has diminished a little bit for a little while before we get back into the drudgery of chemotherapy, hospital visits, standing at the bus-stop in the pouring rain, worrying about the bank balance etc etc.