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Joon 18

June 22, 2018

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#joon18. Here we go again. Photos taken in June; in and around where I live: Woolacombe, north Devon…. Updated almost daily. Please join in using hashtag #joon18. Please leave comments below. 1. Grannie’s bonnets in black and white. 2. Bramble 3. Ewe 4. Atlantic shimmer 5. Summer beach 6. Even Dock Leaves have invader beauty. […]

Spring 18 & the last swell of winter

June 20, 2018

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It was a wet winter. The Atlantic conveyor belt delivered storm after storm and rain was the major theme. Westerly winds lift moisture from the ocean and deposit it on the west coast of Europe, it also whips up swell, and for UK surfers it’s ‘The Season’. Time to skip work or raid the kids […]

Snow in the sand dunes

March 18, 2018

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Woolacombe. Sunday March 18th. Photo essay. Not to be reproduced without permission. Best viewed on a large screen. Click on the pic. Fuji XT-2 w/ 16mm JPEGs straight outa the cam with a little exposure compensation. Coming next: More Lundy

Catching oysters on a cold winters day

February 3, 2018

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In a gap between downpours, on a cold winters day, I took advantage of a super low tide and walked from Main beach here in Woolacombe to Grunta beach without getting my feet wet (waterproof shoes). As a consequence of the super moon, the tide drains out to near zero allowing us walkers to pass […]

Best surf of the Autumn so far…..

January 6, 2018

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Cold, grey, first weekend in January, dry but still cold, did I mention the cold? Five degrees with wind chill on top of the cliff, twice as warm in the water for the lucky surfers (11ºC) – who were enjoying the first clean swell since summer. Here’s hoping the new year is better than that […]

#AP17 (Autumn Projeck 2017)

September 20, 2017

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Use hashtag #AP17, the Autumn Projeck – for all people on Planet Earth who take still photographs. Capture that moment and post it on yer blog or instagram using the hashtag #AP17 and the rest of the community will be able to find you. Relax, it’s only for fun, all welcome, even yer Mum. And […]

Morte Point Walkabout

July 18, 2017

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Mid July on the North Devon coast. The J-Bay event in South Africa is firing during (their) mid winter, temperatures are about the same…… I had an opportunity to watch the three 10s in the morning by Jordy and Julian and as a judge (asperger’s), I’m still trying to put them in order… (Leave comments […]