I went to Brighton on Sunday with some MADS (MA Design Studies) friends. It was sublime except for the fact that I neglected to bring flip-flops (the beach is made of rocks, which I knew). I am the tenderest of "tenderfoot"s, so I had to mentally prepare for battle when it came time to toddle down to the water.
Here's a picture of the old pier:
And here's a picture of some of us at the new pier:
Needless to say, I will be doing my best to visit coastal towns and cities while the sun is out.