The Esplanade has been updated in the last year in preparation for the Olympics. It takes a while to get used the changes and to decide whether they are for the best.
|The beach shelters have all been repainted and now look very smart.|
|The old familiar colourful beach huts have all been taken off the beach|
|and replaced with new kiosks in the shape of upturned boats. These are very popular and a good place to sit with a coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy the view.|
|The harbour area was quiet and still - calm after the storm...........|