It is a really painful struggle for me to get to Pett Beach but well worth it to view the stunning scenery and enjoy the tranquil setting.
My art therapist suggested my husband could collect some shells and wood so I could make shell hangings and sea sculptures.
He set off and come back initially with no shells but four bags of discarded glass and plastic bottles and all sorts of lethal paraphernalia for wildlife and sea creatures. I then watched a family launch plastic bottles into the sea and throw stones at it - a fun activity but inevitably the bottles floated out to sea.
What ‘mindset’ are these people in? Only a few yards from the beach, an empty bin was stationed.
We recycle the bottles and plastic and I made the shell hangings from the shells and wood my husband eventually found.
I don’t know it is laziness or stupidity but we are so lucky to have this beach to use and the wildlife who live in it deserve more respect.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.ryeandbattleobserver.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RyeandBattleObserver
3) Follow us on Twitter @RyeObs
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Rye and Battle Observer - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.