Category Archives: Dorset

Diffuse light makes “Broadchurch” cliffs seem more massive

It has been a while since I have been able to write here – I have not even been able to finish my last post or write about the other things I saw and experienced on my stay in Brighton … Continue reading

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Caught the last of the sun at West Bay

I grabbed the last hour and a half of sunshine and went down to West Bay this evening. Long winter shadows, warm red glow. I went to West Beach because I wanted to make some more notes of the shapes … Continue reading

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Coastal walk still strong in my mind

On Wednesday, with my friend David, I went for a walk  from Seatown up over the cliffs past Thorncombe Beacon and down to Eype’s Mouth, where we sat on the sand, ate an apple each and talked about art and the … Continue reading

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What is this curious bundle?

Flicking through the photographs from yesterday’s walk on Cogden Beach I came across this image of a bundle of what seemed to be grass stalks bound with tape and ribbon fixed with pins. Any ideas? A charm or something?

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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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Green day at Cogden

We went for a midday walk on Cogden Beach today.  It was supposed to be sunny but the sky was half cloud when we got there and we were in a low-contrast bright shade for all our time there. After … 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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Return to Seatown

Well, apart from a quick walk at West Bay on Thursday evening, I have been nowhere near the coast for a while, in fact for part of the time I have been in Germany far from the sea. We visited … 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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