Through the Mist

Coastline England


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Just Add Water, HFF

Porlock Weir is a small harbour on the Somerset coast, When the tide goes out everything is left high and dry until the next one. Note the two stacks of sandbags ready for deployment should the need arise Large please My link for Sight and Sound, is the beautiful "Harbor Song" by Suzanne Vega, www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqsn1WlkA4Y

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Winter and Low Tide

The Ship Inn on the left and the Anchor Hotel from across the inner harbour entrance at Porlock Weir on the Somerset Coast. Large for detail,, Link for Sight and Sound is by Somer Set by Somerset Born Acker Bilk www.youtube.com/watch?v=pALOWhp8G4k

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On the Shoreline

These beautiful old shoreline cottages from a different viewpoint and hopefully with a retro look, Try large please.

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Headland.

A small part of the foreshore at Kilve in Somerset, Both the contrails and the rocks point to the headland whose the cliffs are layered with compressed oil bearing shale and the rocks contain fossils both Ammonite and Vertebras, Please view large for detail, Rock Show is the link for the Sight and Sound group, www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDCxNukyoiY

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Red Sails.

Surrounded by white chalk cliffs the shingle beach at Beer on the Jurassic Coast in East Devon. (from the archives)

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Stiff Breeze

A stiff onshore breeze in this view of the mouth of the River Coquet at Amble,Northumberland,

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Teazel Beach,HFF

Low tide on Blue Anchor Bay, Somerset, Dunster Castle lookout tower is behind the smoke from a steam train and Minehead's North Hill is center right, The sign far right is a part of the England Coast path and the pip shows the Coast path Emblem. Large please Just because it is on the England Coast path my link for Sight and Sound is "Take a Walk" by Edie Brickell www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJtZNI3Sz38

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Three Master, HFF

An unknown three masted sailing ship lies at anchor in the Bristol Channel as the late afternoon sun adds colour to the foreshore, the small waves,and the distant coast of South Wales. The high tidal range of the channel can be clearly seen in the image. Image taken from the England Coast Path at Blue Anchor Bay, Somerset. UPDATE, this is the STS Lord Nelson, waiting for the tide and entry to Bristol where she will be layed up en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS_Lord_Nelson Please view large for detail, For the Sight and Sound Group, walking is great exercise and this a coastal path so it's a walk of life, www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeNUq-rf2fw

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Way Out

The narrow channel mid image is the only route in or out of Porlock Weir (out of shot left) even then access is tide dependent mainly because of the huge tidal range of the Bristol Channel, This image was taken at low tide and highlights how water levels can change with the twice daily tides. Large for detail please
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