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Coast — Around-England


Who said Yorkshire was all smoke?

July 27, 2011

One of the great mistakes made by people who know of the northern counties of England as the cradle of the industrial revolution, but have never visited, is to assume that they are “wall-to-wall” blackened dereliction. Not one bit of it! I must protest, and often do, at such caricatures. Not only do we have […]

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Flamborough Head, Yorkshire

July 2, 2011

A week ago I wrote about an unusual lighthouse at Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset.  Moving from the southwest to the northeast today I’m posting a photo I took last year of Flamborough Head Lighthouse, between Bridlington and Filey on the Yorkshire coast. Actually, if you loook carefully you’ll see that it’s a photo of more than […]

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Burnham’s Unusual Lighthouse

June 25, 2011

It’s Saturday once again, and there’s quite a lot to do, so today’s will be a short post drawing from the experience of a walk along the beach last weekend at Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset. The day before we’d driven over to the Quantock Hills and briefly explored Dunster and Watchet. I decided on something nearer home, […]

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The Yorkshire Coast at Bridlington

February 5, 2011

I haven’t written here for a few days but while sorting through some photos I came across this one that I took while on a few days’ break in Bridlington last April. All too often the northern counties of England are portrayed as full of smoke-blackened mills and abandoned coal mines, but this is far […]

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Seaton, Devon. A bright November morning

November 30, 2010

Here’s a view of Seaton in Devon.  After a slippery drive back home to Nottinghamshire from Grimsby on Sunday evening, and a blizzardy drive home from the supermarket this afternoon, I thought I’d relieve the cold by casting my mind back a few weeks to a beautiful Saturday afternoon on Devon’s south coast at Seaton. […]

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