There are large, flat, stone benches without backs periodically placed along Morecambe prom.
Today, there was a man sat on one of them, leaning back, using his arms to support himself. The sun's brightness bounced off the arms of his glasses. His hair was all grey, apart from cloud-white wings perched above his ears. His hair, his wrinkles, his woollen jumper and slacks all said he was seventy plus.
His lips were curled up a little at one side. You might think the word 'smirk', but there was much more warmth radiating from him than that.
Watching the distant waves and smiling - just how is he so at peace with the world?