Monday, 1 March 2010

Wishing I was there...



Good morning good morning! How are you all doing today? I hope you are fine. I'm good, loving the fact that the sky is blue this morning. Honestly, I saw quite a bit of rain yesterday and it makes a nice change. Although it wasn't too bad because we were somewhere different. We went down to the Sussex coast this weekend and it was so much fun!! Anyone heard of the Rye Scallop Festival? Well let me tell you this, the place wasn't exactly buzzing, but it was so peaceful, so relaxing, and so satisfying (many scallops were indeed consumed!). I love scallops, they are so wonderful, so delicate, and so hard to come by in this country, unless you live around Rye I guess. And what's that about not eating the coral? What's wrong with people? Anyway, no rant for me today, no no, just some pretty photos, I promise!


I don't actually have photos of any scallops I'm afraid, they just went straight into my belly!! But I do have scallop shells as proof though!


This was quite funny, a scallop race it was, local people competing, it was good fun to watch. And then there was a bit of this...


And a little bit of this too (no riding no, just some carrot feeding!)...


There was also an extensive session of shell picking here...


So excuse me while I dream that I was still there! See ya later! xx

5 comments:

J said...

Good morning.
Sounds, and looks, like you had a truley lovely weekend.
There's something so cosy about sitting infront of a real fire drinking a coffee isn't there? And, I always love a shell-seeking walk along a beach. Have you got some more Shell Pictures in mind?

The Girl said...

Sounds rather marvellous, although it's making me want scallops now.

Petit Filoux said...

Yes! Well since the one I did isn't quite perfect, I was thinking of opening it up and filling it with more shells - I think it would be more to Boyfriend's taste that way and would be a nice reminder of several holidays! Norfolk, Tenerife and Sussex, not bad hey?! x

Melanie said...

Ha! I'm with you on the scallops front!
It does make me want to cry inside every time I see a scallop without its coral... People don't know what's good!
I'm lucky enough that one of my local-ish supermarkets has them quite regularly (fresh, of course, not frozen).

PinkCat said...

I love Rye and scallops. It looks like you had a really lovely trip out. It is such a gorgeous part of the world. x