There I also encountered a collection of holm oaks, a tree not often seen in England. It is a tree I know from Greece, and a favourite of mine. The tree is also known as the holly oak, and lo - there was a holly growing out of one next to our car (note the silhouette above the cut branch in the second snap)!
We did not wander far in Eastbourne for we were set for points East: Hastings to see the Rego exhibition mentioned in my previous post. The Jerwood gallery, like the Towner is relatively new, and is positioned near the shore next to the wondrous working chaos of fishing folk.
There were a couple of amusing sights:
And then of course there was the calming sight of the sea.A great day trip to the seaside!