I am reblogging this in response to fandangos FDDA today which has a theme of ‘something you found’.
Hubby and I walked Maggie along the beach this morning. We started off on the prom down to the clubhouse, then as the tide was still way out, we went down on the sand.
Photo: June 2018, but it was like this today.
The water was making rivulets down to the sea, which were quite deep in places, so Maggie got to have a paddle without having to go right to the water’s edge.
Making our way back to the prom, I spotted something in the sand and thought at first it was a penny. It was actually a twenty pence piece, and took me back about 55 years to a time when I found half a crown in the sand on Rockley Sands in Poole.
Half a crown was two shillings and sixpence, in today’s money 12½p, but back then it was a small fortune to a youngster like…
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