Yet another wonderful free family event took place in Littlehampton on Monday, August 14 – the annual Sandcastle competition.
My 11-year-old granddaughter, Midanda, had only just arrived from Los Angeles Airport two days before.
So I was surprised but also delighted when she said on Monday morning that she’d really like to join in again.
I quickly gathered buckets and spades and some bags of shells which I fortunately had saved in my garage.
Having registered we watched the excellent Magic Show at the Stage by the Sea.
What a good idea – thank you.
Then we set to work on our shell-decorated sandcastle. This was our third attempt and we still didn’t win any prizes but we had a lot of fun and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
We also met and chatted to a lot of other very happy families enjoying the event.
One lady had only moved here two years ago and was very impressed by all the free events provided.
So once again many thanks to all involved in organising setting up etc. If Miranda comes over next summer, we’ll definitely join in again.
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