Whitby full moon
Fifty years ago today, US astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans in history to set foot on the Moon, an event watched on television by half a billion people. Their lunar module, named "Eagle," touched down at 4.18pm ET on 20 July 1969.
Saturday Self-Challenge 20.07.2019: Let's take a photo of any kind of water. It can be a body of water or a glass of water. It can be rain or a waterfall. It can also be long exposure if you really want a challenge.
A close coupling
The Sunday Challenge for 21st July: TWO OF SOMETHING EITHER TOGETHER OR APART The PiP shows an adult gannet with a chick, but the photo is a tad blurred because I was at the limit of the zoom on the lens and the camera was hand held.
This memorial was commissioned in 2005 by Whitby Civic Society who wanted a memorial to seamen which would be both practical and decorative. It takes the form of galvanised steel gates which incorporate a design of a modern trawler alongside a ship from Capatain Cook's era. In the centre there is a motif of a landed catch. This replaced the original storm gates which close off the West Pier during stormy weather.