Author Archives: Leaping Hare

Putting a price on rubbish

As I wander along the beach I wonder if there is a way that we can stop some of the rubbish that is dumped getting there to start with or getting cleared up quicker. When I found this South Park … 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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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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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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Albatross seen off Dorset coast

There was a sighting of an albatross off the Dorset coast a few days ago.  Twitter was all atweet with it.  There is info on the Marine Life website.  This bird normally a denizen of the southern hemisphere is rarely … Continue reading

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