Greetings from the Cape

Susan Morrell's return to the idyll of her childhood summer holidays, Cape Cod in Massachusetts, was a dive back into a world of sleepy villages and picturesque coastlines.

15th September, 2012
The beach on Cape Cod. Photo: Getty

This summer, I kept my goals simple. I aspired to little more than sitting on a quiet beach, staring at the horizon and eating corn on the cob, preferably from a roadside farm stand. And with a week's holiday in Cape Cod, I accomplished that and then some.

While many people's minds go straight to the Mediterranean or a far-flung tropical island, I can think of no better place to switch off and fall into...

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