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ALAMY ROCKING GOOD TIME: The pebbled beach at Brighton seafront with its famous pier Of course it’s unlikely that Dr Samuel Johnson had the urban seaside soundtrack of carousels and ice cream van melodies playing as he forced himself into Brighton’s choppy waters in the late 18th century. Inching a couple of toes into the slurping tide was enough for me. Even on a summer’s day, with clouds skidding across the Sussex skies, the chill factor is considerable. So, like Dr Johnson, I headed into the warren of back streets,…

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