Monday, 19 October 2015

An Autumn Walk By The Sea

Last weekend I really fancied a walk on the beach. Autumn's my favourite time to go to the beach, I'm not one who's keen on sunbathing or going in the sea during the summer months, but I love a walk along the sea side. I asked my parents if they'd like to join Osian and I for a walk - my Mum didn't fancy coming but my Dad came with us. The beach was very quiet. Apart from the odd person out walking, we pretty much had the place to ourselves. Whenever I think of walks on the beach, I always imagine it being windy, but thankfully it was quite a calm down by the sea. I was quite excited to see Osian on the beach, I know he likes playing with sand, as I've been told he enjoys doing so whilst at nursery.
There's a pond full of ducks and a few swans on the way to the beach, it took us a little bit to get to beach, Osian was too busy enjoying watching the 'quack quacks'. After leaving the pond, we had to walk over some stony patches to get to the sand. Osian, who's not usually one to willingly hold hands, was very good at holding my hand whilst walking down, along with being very careful where he was placing his feet. Once we got down to the sand, his face lit up, and he got straight to digging with the toy rake he brought. There's a certain bucket and rake that he's been carrying around for a couple of weeks, so it was lovely to see him get the chance to finally play with them properly. Whilst my Dad took some photos, Osian and I built some sand castles together. I usually hate sand, but I had a really lovely time building with Osian.
Osian allowed me to use his rake for just long enough to write his name in the sand. Which he really liked, I told him it said Osian, and he kept saying 'Soshian' (I love the way he says his name!). Then he gave it back to me, and I drew some triangles, squares and circles. Osian quite likes looking at different shapes, and naming the one's he knows. Afterwards it was time to head back home, we ended up staying on the beach a lot longer than I thought we would. I think Osian would have happily stayed for quite a while longer.

22 comments:

  1. Sounds like a lovely trip! I love how he says his name, so sweet. I'm always told indie loves the sand at nursery too, I bet she'd love the beach xx

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  2. Walking on the beach is good for the soul, at any age. :) Where I live we are never more than 3 miles from the sea (I'm on a little remote island in the middle of the North Sea) so we do a LOT of beach walking! #letkidsbekids

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  3. I just spent the weekend at the beach and it was so wonderful just to enjoy nature with the kids and relax as a family. I am with you I prefer when it is not too hot and the beaches aren't as busy. #letkidsbekids linked up after you

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  4. Beautiful photos, looks like you had a lovely time at the beach!

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  5. I love the beach and judging by the photos it looks like you all had a lot of fun. The beach is somewhere where you can escape from reality and leave the mundane chores of life in the past.

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  6. Stunning scenery. Really beautiful and a great place to clear your head. Looks like you had a lovely time #LetKidsBeKids

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  7. I love walking on the beach, it always destresses me and gives me a bit more energy. And my daughter adores playing with sand too, whether it's in our park or on the beach, so she'll stay there for ages with a few rocks or a bucket and spade - I just wish we lived a bit closer.

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  8. Walking on the beach is wonderful, there's really nothing like it. Wonderful photos of what looks like a marvelous day #mummy&us

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  9. Beaches can be so lovely at this time of year, it looks beautiful and a lovely place to explore sand.
    Thanks for linking #LetKidsBeKids

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  10. Looks like a lovely way to spend some time together as a family. I am like you I prefer the beach in the Autumn. Lovely that he got to try out his new favourite toys as well :). x

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  11. Is that Llanfairfechan you went? Looks like you all had a lovely time Trina xx

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  12. We love autumn trips to the beach too, more fun than in summer in a way. Looks like you had a wonderful time x

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  13. I grew up on the beach Inhave such beautiful Memories. How lovely that you live near enough to visit. Definitely lovely to walk along the beach during autumn even if a little chilly. Just lovely xx

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  14. Looks lovely there hon and it's got me thinking about taking a trip to the beach.xx

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  15. What a great day out even if it's a tad cold. #mummyandus

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  16. Beach time is the best time. Matthew always asks to go to the beach even though we only ever went once. And we only live 10 mins away from the beach.

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  17. We go to the beach all year round too. Nothing beats fish and chips on the seafront while your wrapped up in a hat, gloves and scarf! Looks like you had a lovely day :) xx

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  18. I love walking on the beach, we live right beside it and it's so good to clear the head. Babies love the space too to run around and be free :)

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  19. I absolutely love going the beach and believe it or not I prefer to go in the colder months. Its less busy and lots of fun

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  20. Beaches are our favorite thing too. 'Soshian' so so cute :)
    Thanks for sharing this beautiful post #Letkidsbekids

    FarZain
    @http://colorsofourrainbow.blogspot.ae/

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  21. Thanks for linking up, I will get sharing for you #mummyandus

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