Friday, April 20, 2012

In praise of … the seaside

There is a pleasant, gentle third leader in today's Guardian:
The Victorians associated the sea with melancholy and death. The Edwardians just thought the sea was fun – and the music hall song "I do like to be beside the seaside" summed it all up. The Edwardians, it seems, were right.
But I mention chiefly because it was inspired by a press release I wrote in the day job.

Thanks to 19th 20th Century History Images for the picture.

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