jugglers and other such things. This is also apparently the only place to be on summer weekend nights if you are a local teenager - young people take their friends and cars down to the seafront and either drive around for hours or stand in the car park doing nothing and appearing to enjoy it.
The aforementioned amusement park contains attractions that have been there for decades, such as the Crooked House, a quaint little building, crazy but charming, full of sloping corridors and walls, distorted mirrors and moving models based on the nursery rhyme 'There was a crooked man, who had a crooked house...'. It has recently been updated and now contains big fast things with flashing lights that go round and round and provide people with a thrill and a sense of nausea. The place is closed in some months, but in the summer, a lot of the attractions are half-price after 6pm.
At one point on this road 'The Arches' are to be found, a whole row of fish and chip shops, tucked away out of the wind, with classic English fayre to die for. They are not glamorous places, but the service and food isContinued page 3/4