We moved around quite a bit over the weekend, reading in bed and in the smaller reading room, but this was our preferred spot:
Other readers took up position in the large conservatory at the back of the house, where there was also a jigsaw to try when taking a break:
The view of the marina was very pleasant:
We did venture out for a walk on the Saturday afternoon. The random public art at the housing estate roundabout demonstrated a not unexpected nautical theme:
There was a pleasant walk among the rocks to view the Martello Tower:
And there was, of course, also the sea!
Some of the rocks were interestingly marked:
And the architecture of the waterworks was almost Escher-esque:
But mostly we read and read and ate and read and ate and read some more. My human was particularly pleased with the fingerless gloves in this occasion's goody bag:
Not long to wait until the next retreat in March - and we're already booked for one in November too!