I spent a memorable day in the Kent coastal town of Whitstable recently. It was a cold but wonderfully bright, sunny day while the sea was tempestuous and invigorating.
This seaside resort basks in glory compared to many around Britain’s coast. It has many regular London visitors who enjoy the rustic pebbled beaches, a pretty town studded with independent shops, not to mention its oysters and seafood.
It feels alive but with an old charm, and no air of neglect and sadness like its rival to the east, Margate.
It was a beautiful day for photography, with the powerful sea, details of seaside architecture and the beachside providing rich food for the camera.