Monthly Archives: July 2012

Landslip at Eype

I mentioned there had been a landslide Between Eype and West Bay. The last part of the esplanade at West Bay is also closed due to the high risk of rock falls, so this picture has been taken from a … Continue reading

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I think I have chosen one of my new sites

I think I have chosen one of my “new” sites, Cuckmere Haven, Sussex. It is right under the Seven Sisters and somehow I have missed that section of coast from Beachy Head to Seahaven. To be honest I have not … 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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Coast Unearthed

I went to the Private View of Coast Unearthed at Bridport Arts Centre last evening. This latest show in the Allsop Gallery features work by Jeremy Gardiner and Amanda Wallwork interpreting the geology of the Jurassic Coast. In 2009  Amanda … Continue reading

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What will be my “new” beaches and why?

I have been thinking a lot about the reasons I have chosen my target beaches from the past and pondering what the “rules” should be for choosing my new sections of coastline. From the outset all those years ago I … Continue reading

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Sebald and Shingle Street

I am reading Sebald’s Rings of Saturn at the moment and I went to an evening celebrating Sebald at Bridport Arts Centre last Sunday.  I had to go because I had read in Roger Deakin’s Notes from Walnut Tree Farm, “Read Sebald and … Continue reading

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Charmouth wander

This morning I escaped to Charmouth.  I’d been planning a walk for the project there for a few days and today looked good and I wanted to get away from the builders chipping away at our garden stone wall which is … Continue reading

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Lots of vegetation on the tideline at West Bay

I spent most of the day in the studio working mostly on Tidelines ideas: painting tidelines and beaches, in particular working on some ideas from a recent walk on Cogden Beach. The sea most and soaking drizzle of the morning … Continue reading

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Irish advice

My friend Francesca let me have a copy of this picture she took on a trip to west Ireland.   This is the sort of information we should all be familiar with.

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Beaches so far

I have been giving my choice of beaches some thought and have decided exactly on the “from the past” category. Going clockwise round the coast of England and Wales these sites are: Holkham Bay, Norfolk and the sands each way: … Continue reading

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