Saturday, 8 August 2009
The infinite possibilities of sea glass
Sea glass is one of my very favourite things - I don't know why, maybe it's the draw of something with infinite possibilities; where did it come from, why was the bottle discarded,what did it contain,, who was the past person to touch it, how long has it been in the sea.............
I don't think it takes all that long for the sea to transform a piece of jagged glass into the smooth, rounded frosty nugget that is there for the taking on the sand. My favourite is the green, and Bean and OH picked up some bits for me on Weymouth beach yesterday afternoon. Say Weymouth to me and I instantly think of sea glass :) I have amassed enough bits now to start a project I have in mind, so I'm looking forward to getting on with that soon.
I love beachcombing of all sorts, and we always manage to come back with something - piece of driftwood for the garden or craft work, shells ofcourse, seaweed, useful bits of rope, interesting bleached bones, sea glass..........................
I would love to live by the sea, but it would have to be a quiet area with few visitors; I suspect I'd be on the beach more than indoors. We don't live far from the shore down here, but where we are on the south coast is so popular in summer, you can't move ont he coast roads or on the beach when you get there, so we tend to go in autumn, or take the dog down on New Year's Day to blow away the cobwebs.
Posted by MrsL at 07:58