Tag Archives: Burton Bradstock

Hive Beach swept clean but a disaster for seabirds

Last Thursday I went for a walk along Hive beach and found there was hardly a tideline at all: the sea had been right up to the cliff base and taken all the debris and swept it down to Portland … Continue reading

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Another major rock fall at Burton Bradstock

There has been a major rockfall today at Burton Bradstock on the same section of cliffs where Charlotte Blackman was crushed and killed in July last year. It is believed that no one was on the beach and thus no … Continue reading

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Dorset coastal resorts as busy as summer

We went for a walk on Hive beach in today’s wonderful sunshine.  We had been aiming to just pop down to West Bay, but it was like a summer holiday day – if not busier! I suppose the first sunny day after … Continue reading

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Blue tubes at Cogden

I went out yesterday with the specific purpose of collecting some fine coloured fishing line from the beach for some artwork I am currently doing.  I hoped I might also find a fish-shaped lure to incorporate in another picture. As … Continue reading

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Glorious weather at Hive Beach – sun, wind and a shower-filled sky

What a brilliant day! On days like today I celebrate the fact that we have weather. The wind so raw, whipping the sea to a frenzy. So loud my ears ache. High contrast: interesting light when clouds shade the beach yet … Continue reading

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Storyweir at Hive Beach

It sounded an exciting concept, but as so often in my experience with art video, the end result didn’t live up to the hype. A small audience of hardy souls shunned the Olympics on TV and gathered in the field … Continue reading

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Exlab special events at Hive Beach

This weekend as part of the Storyweir project there will be some free special events at Hive beach: Friday 3 & Saturday 4 August at sundown there will be an outdoor audio and video event featuring a specially created live musical score … Continue reading

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Cliff fall horror on Jurassic coast

Yesterday I was saddened to hear that a landslip near Burton Bradstock, on my home stretch of coast, caused the death of a young woman.  The cliffs are always subject to erosion and the heavy rains recently would have added … Continue reading

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