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Let's start a New Year

.Pobierowo, January 2017

.I think I attach importance to New Year’s Eve a lot because it’s a moment for thinking everything over and for reconsidering all the goals and plans which we set during previous year. 100 more words


Brighton Pier

Part of Brighton Pier (Sussex, UK) photographed Jan 2014.

When I found this image in my archive folder it struck me as nostalgic (seaside Piers are a reminder of childhood holidays from many years gone by) but also optimistic and forward-looking, as symbolised by the light on the windows.


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UK seaside scene. Fish and chips for Sunday lunch…


Octopus En Route

Pacific Octopus, en route! On his way! Coming soon! In transit! Delivering! Dashed off! In the post! Expedited!

The ephemera:  Map from 1933 Atlas; original French legal document 1878; original vintage stamp; original vintage registered mail sticker; original chapter label; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of an  octopus. 14 more words


Poem: On Maldon's shore

Walking in the shallows as the tide went out

the split-moment before the fall

and before balance regained me

I thought I saw my reflection in a wave. 163 more words


Snow and Birdwatch

The last few days has seen snow come to Hornsea. It’s the first time Alice has seen snow. I wasn’t there to see Alice’s reaction, but apparently her face was a picture. 291 more words

New Year, New Travels

Welcoming a New Year is always an interesting mix of nostalgia for the year passed, and excitement for the year ahead – something definitely heightened if you were as lucky as I was in welcoming 2017 surrounded by drunkenly optimistic friends and multiple empty bottles of prosecco (oops). 773 more words