Looking out to sea, seagulls travelling above on a gentle summer breeze, I gaze out to the horizon and breathe in the salty sea air. To the left, a large headland acts as a backdrop to a pier jutting out into the Irish Sea. To the right, another smaller headland shelters the long cove. …

Living the dream As I gaze out of the window of my home office, the winter sun shining down on the frosty gardens, I yearn to get outside and breathe in the fresh coastal air. The buds are starting to grow on the trees, soon the pale browns will be replaced by bright greens. …