//
you're reading...
Writing

Sections of Dawlish sea wall destroyed by storm damage


Yup, sunny old Devon is taking a pasting.

About mattsylvester

Father of two beautiful daughters and married to the beautiful Karen, Matthew has been reading and writing fantasy and science fiction since he first read the Hobbit at the age of 7. Matthew was Features Editor, Technical Consultant and regular columnist for magazines such as ‘Fighters’, ‘Combat’, ‘TKD & Korean Martial Arts’ and ‘Traditional Karate’. These are the four leading martial arts magazines in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed 'Practical Taekwondo: Back to the Roots', which has been sold around the world. With regard to his martial arts background he has been studying martial arts since 1991. In 1995 he hosted Professor Rick Clark of the ADK and since then has been studying pressure points and their uses in the martial arts and on the street (initially as a Special Constable and as a Door Supervisor). All of this practical hands-on experience means that he is uniquely placed to write fight scenes that are not only plausible but some of which are based on personal or anecdotal experience. Matthew has had a number of short stories published by Fringe Works, KnightWatch Press, Anderfam Press and Emby Press.

Discussion

One thought on “Sections of Dawlish sea wall destroyed by storm damage

  1. We’ve had the same sort of thing down here. Part of the harbour wall/pier in the fishing village where I grew up was washed away.
    What got me most was the reporter’s final comment.
    “Take a look at the pictures, high tide is an hour away, so it’s going to get worse, might pop down again.”
    That’s how a couple of people each year get washed away and never seen again. Well, not breathing at least. At least he’d have a different story to report…

    Like

    Posted by Neil Roberts | February 15, 2014, 4:22 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow Matthew Sylvester on WordPress.com

Categories

Supporters

%d bloggers like this: