The long break in posts was because work reared its ugly head and I was away in warmer climes for 3 months. Instead of a gentle introduction, month by month, it was straight into cold water.
Paddling in a wintery scene off Hayling Island.
There was a clean swell, which encouraged waiting around, paddle parked in its usual place.
Three Anas acutas under a leaden sky.
Steve waiting for a ride as the waves curled along the beach.