Hack (verb): a little trick or skill, shortcut or novelty method that makes holiday prep just a little bit easier.
Beach hack (verb): as above, but to help with sandy woes and wet toes.
+ Avoid wetsuit woes by putting plastic bags
on your feet.
No we’re not just trying to make you look silly,
your feet will glide through like
+ Recycle plastic tubs – the ice cream variety
works well as you are forced to eat lots of ice cream
beforehand, but save anything you can from
landfill for an afternoon of marine exploration.
Cut the bottom out, stretch cling film and hold in
place with an elastic band. Flip it over and
hold it in the water to make an
awesome rockpool viewer.
+ Take a Tubtrug. They sit well in the boot
of the car, ready for carting stuff down to the sea,
make great changing rooms to stand in
and avoid the sand,
then hold all the wet stuff safely on
the way home.