...place where wind, water, earth and fire are all brought together puts you in touch with the elements and again, the petty concerns of daily life drop away. If anyone else is on the beach, they are likely to come over and say hi and share the warmth of your fire with you, adding another kind of warmth to the experience.
The last element of the winter beach that can’t be matched in the summer is the release of pressure. At all times, the beach represents an escape away from electronics – computers, phones, TVs, blaring car noises and sirens. In the winter, though, its also mostly free of human noises. There are no crowds filling the sands and they are left free to blow... The Winter Beach One of my...