Sarah Caddick, Felixstowe

Sarah Caddick, Felixstowe

Sarah Caddick, Felixstowe Before I bought my beach hut, I could only stay out at the beach for a short while. I have ME, use a wheelchair and scooter, and have to rest lying down every couple of hours throughout the day. If I went to the beach independently on my...
Anna Cooper, Burstall near Ipswich

Anna Cooper, Burstall near Ipswich

Anna Cooper, Burstall near Ipswich My friend, Pat James, and I bought our hut 20 years ago. Pat was after a hut at Walton at the time, but they were too expensive! We decided to go halves on hut number 727 and always joked that we would never realise our investment as...
Ian Wallis, Bury St Edmunds

Ian Wallis, Bury St Edmunds

Ian Wallis (beach hut owner and poet), Bury St Edmunds My wife Hilary and I were passing the huts at Brackenbury Cliffs three summers ago, en route to lunch at the Ferry Inn – one of our regular jaunts. As inhabitants of Bury St Edmunds, and both having been brought...
Julie Downton, Felixstowe

Julie Downton, Felixstowe

Julie Downton, Felixstowe We have had our beach hut for 30 years. We enjoy many happy hours with family and friends and celebrate different events, like the one shown getting the hut ready for the Queens 90th Birthday. We dressed Mum up as Her Majesty, which...
FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe

FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe

FBHCA committee member Joy Reeve, Felixstowe Last summer (before this maelstrom began) my grandsons were having their customary summer break with me. Oscar, who is just 5 years old, and I were walking back to the hut having collected water, when in a very serious...