Early morning on Spittal beach on a beautiful summer’s day.


The tide is just starting to fall.


It’s only half past seven but the sun is already high in the sky – it rose three hours ago.


As the tide falls, bands of rock emerge from the waves.


Time to head home for breakfast.

(Berwick lighthouse, which appears in the first and last photos, is currently obscured by scaffolding as its red and white paint is being renewed)