Yesterday we started to sketch at Babbacombe, but the rain came on and smudged them. An old lady who insisted on looking at my puddled mess said “Yes, but it would have been lovely”. She was an optimist.
[Image: ‘Oddicombe’, Lincoln Lee, March 1919. Note Oddicombe lies immediately adjacent to Babbacombe – perhaps Lincoln had a chance to sketch unimpeded by the rain later that day, or another. Oddicombe today has a similar structure to the cliff-face as Lincoln captures, but with greater tree-cover above the cliffs. Thanks again to Google Earth.]