Sun, sand, sea … staycation

On the promenade, past edible pebbles and marshmallow willies, hopes are rising for a new lease of life in England’s careworn seaside resorts now that the costas are out of bounds again. Tim Adams takes the bracing air of Skegness

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Early on Friday morning, with the sun already promising the hottest day of the year, an age-old British ritual was taking place in the car park beside the pier in Skegness. “Stand there, son,” the dad in the car next to mine was saying to his boy as...

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