Click here to read my earlier post Budleigh in Books: Part 2 and here to read Budleigh in Books: Part 1
The English novelist Clare Morrall, born in Exeter in 1952, has lived mainly in Birmingham but has a strong attachment to East Devon. Her mother lived in Lympstone, and she has been a frequent visitor to the area over the years.
Cliff Road gets a make-over with this mural by Exmouth Community College students.
And more and more murals appeared in unexpected places to brighten up Budleigh:
All had been created to illustrate moments in the book.
Summer Storm is, a foreword tells us, “a tale of heroes, of men and women, boys and girls who answered the call when danger threatened.” It’s a thoroughly enjoyable yarn, especially for local readers. Maybe future books in the series will see heroes from the past stepping out from its pages.