The Colour of Water

The Colour of Water Celia Clark, £17.95. Portsmouth, where I live, is a city surrounded by water: the seafront facing the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Langstone harbours and the tidal Portscreek.  Water in all its guises inspires me.  I love sea swimming, buoyed up in waves’ embrace or leaping over wave peaks.  The rivers Thames and Hudson flow through the places where our children live.  Salt water is pictured at sea level in the Mediterranean’s many moods, the varicoloured Atlantic in Bermuda and Martha’s Vineyard, the Bohai Sea in China…