I’ll be back in a fortnight!
“Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow”
was Shakespeare’s opinion,
but, to cut the Gordian knot, I’m going to follow E.F. Benson’ s standpoint for some time:
“Vicinity to the sea is desirable, because it is easier to do nothing by the sea than anywhere else, and because bathing and basking on the shore cannot be considered an employment but only an apotheosis of loafing”