The colourful stripes of the bustling weekend market stalls selling all manner
the colourful summer gardens, tearooms and leafy winding trails in a dappled
on a steep beach gangway lay crab pots, rope and fishing boats in scarlet, navy
the tapering golden rays of a setting sun highlight tranquil mirrored sea in
gentle evening twilight.
The Poppy Line has a green and cream signal box with the station’s matching
striped canopy nearby,
a steam whistle sounds and the train pulls under a bridge billowing smoke clouds
into nearby sky,
the wooden criss cross railway fence where mainline meets preserved and the
nostalgia of steam,
an undulating clifftop golf course with worn sandy paths lined by gorse leading to
Sheringham Park has towering mature woodland and a folly with distant windmill
and sea views,
leaf cushioned paths meander through flowering rhododendrons and azaleas in
every shade and hue,
durning summer’s busy carnival week, colourful swags of bunting line the length of
the main street,
a thriving little theatre and decorative clock tower wait at a junction where two
The inshore lifeboat’s slipway reaches across rounded grey cobbles surrounded
by golden sand,
a row of beach huts overlook large rocks protecting the promenade where sea
meets the land,
a curving sea wall with picturesque murals, the ever-changing tides and skies,
this town you loved so dear,
walking along the promenade in beautiful sunshine or a blustery autumn gale,
brings you ever closer, brings you ever near.
In loving memory of James Farthing 1929 – 2017
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