Written by some friends of ours up in Cleethorpes some years ago when the Punch & Judy Man disappeared from the beach. It's a great song and I hope it has done something to encourage the Punch & Judy Show to return.
John says he wrote this to conjure up the melancholy feel of a seaside resort in Winter-time and the thoughts of childhood joys departed. He certainly succeeded. Audiences love it and requesting it time after time.