Old Elms, Ringstead Downs 1896, Old Hunstanton
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Fun at Proudfoot's
I can remember walking up Sea Lane with my brothers, and visiting the little shop owned by Mrs Proudfoot, in the hope of getting some groceries for our parents (and sweets for us)! Everything about the shop was quaint, from the layout of the shop floor to the scales on the counter. It wasn't always the best stocked shop, so if ever Mrs Proudfoot had sold out of something, or we needed something she didn't sell, we had to gingerly walk passed her shop window and buy the goods from the Post Office shop instead. Then when we walked back down Sea Lane, we would have to hide the groceries from her view when passing the shop window again!
When the weather was nice, our family used to spend the day making sand castles and playing games on the Old Hunstanton beach. It was always a painful affair to get to the sand and sea though - the cobbled pathway leading to the beach was much trickier to... Read more