I Like Building Sandcastles

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 204 People

    Lifelong Passion

    I was brought up at the seaside and built sandcastles whenever possible.  When I grew up I carried on building sandcastles and when my three boys arrived taught them my skills.  Now they are adults I still build sandcastles (and make canals) when on holiday where...
    oldboy oldboy
    66-70, M
    Mar 13, 2010

    it's Fun To Sit On The ...

    It's fun to sit on the beach (or wherever) and create sandcastles. It's like regressing back to your childhood, and it's an almost freeing experience. You can just relax and have fun without worrying about anything else. Now i want to go build a sandcastle...too bad it's October...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2009

    What To Build

    When building a new sandcastle the first decision is 'What shall I build?'  Some favour animals, mermaids or people.  I always do castles, although they often turn out like churches or cathedrals.  Lots of people have said, 'Is that Barcelona cathedral?' when I...
    oldboy oldboy
    66-70, M
    Mar 13, 2010

    “You are lucky to be one of those people

    who wishes to build sand castles with words, who is willing to create a place where your imagination can wander. We build this place with the sand of memories; these castles are our memories and inventiveness made tangible. So part of us believes that when the tide starts coming...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    Spades

    I always manage to loose my spade, so many have gotten themselves buried over the years as a result. I searched for those missing spades, but never found them again. I hope that wherever they are, my missing spades are happy. Other than that, building saadcastles is amazing and...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2008

    I Love Building Sandcastles

    and then watching them slowly wash away. so lovely :)
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2007

    I Like Building Sandcastles

    I love building sandcastles. I use several steps to complete my creation. As a child, I would help other people build sand castles. As a teen, I would build my own.There are several factors in building a sandcastle.The first one is location. I have seen countless people build...
    dave0903 dave0903
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    wow I Can't Remember Th...

    wow I can't remember the last time I did though :|
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 14, 2009

    Yet Another Fine Castle!

    However mighty your castle at some stage the tide will come in and destroy your handiwork - such is life. The best fun is to be had when all you family get involved as they did when this one was built in Brittany.
    oldboy oldboy
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

    When Waves Attack The Mini Castles

    Ok, so you know how there are alot of sandcastles with mini people on them? Well I was dreaming I was one of them. I couldn't move,my sandy legs were built into the castle. All of a sudden, a wave hits the lower floors, knocking back the moat, I literally cursed "WHY DO I HAVE TO...
    WillKill4mmoney WillKill4mmoney
    13-15
    Mar 29, 2011

    Im very rich u no. i own 3 castles!

    can u believe i built them all by myself :)
    JennaRee JennaRee
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    Building Sandcastles

    Building sandcastles,Such fun,Playing on the beach,Reminds me,When I was young,How I'd play,Building sandcastles,Creating,Imaginary worlds,For all to enjoy.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Dec 19, 2011

    Sand

    Mine was always the best...
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Mar 11, 2010

    When I was a kid my cousins

    and I would walk down stairs to the beach from my grandparents motel in deobay Oregon
    bandit5320 bandit5320
    31-35, M
    Jul 15, 2015
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