Morecambe is a forgotten seaside town in the North West of England, however, this town has a show-stopping trick up its sleeve. Every evening the sun sets over the expansive Morecambe Bay, flooding the sky and the sea with colour. Just like the beautiful sunsets it hosts, Morecambe has so many wonderful little quirks that make it a wonderful place to live and visit.
The recent pandemic has taught the world many things. One huge lesson being, the negative effect that our existence can have upon the environment. We need to learn to love the planet again and I am starting in my hometown.
The beautiful blue skies from the day before had returned and we were blessed with another morning awakening to the music of bird song and church bells. The traffic of the city was a little calmer, as the Sunday morning had many enjoying a deserved lie in. Feeling fresh for a change, I woke up early and created our itinerary for day three:
. . . day two might not have gone according to plan, but I wouldn't have changed it for the world.
This adventure started at Christmas with a hidden envelope and the words "A Trip to Prague". After a lot of reassuring, this February I got on my first plane in twenty years, making it through the flight with only one glass of prosecco, numerous glances of reassurance from my boyfriend, and a lot of thrash metal.
For the last seven years, on the first weekend in September, Morecambe seafront has gone back in time; with its residents dusting off those retro jackets and visitors from all around the UK wearing their very best vintage attire. Classic car owners polish their retro rides and take a drive to the seaside to show…
Morecambe gets a bad rap for many reasons. It is one of those British seaside towns that was once a grand holiday destination, but when holidays abroad became accessible to the working class, it was quickly forgotten about. Buildings became abandoned, theme parks were left to rot and all that was left of the magnificent…