On Friday, the sun shone, not brilliantly but consistently. It was the last day of my brother's visit so we braved the crowded roads and went to Appledore, the pretty little fishing village on the estuary where the Torridge and Taw rivers meet.
The steep, narrow streets leading down to the quay boast many art galleries and studios in the former fishermen's cottages.With wonderful views across to Instow and the Devon countryside, it is not surprising that many artists are choosing to live and work here.
Appledore's maritime past is celebrated in this museum and in the name of the adjacent cottage - The Master's House.
But ..... back to those art galleries....
...... isn't that my husband emerging with what looks suspiciously like a large picture?
More words on that later. Before making our way back to the car park, we discovered the imaginative 'local convenience'.
Then home, to face the usual holiday weekend of wind and heavy showers.