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Wednesday, 23 March 2011

TODAYS TOP PICS

Off to the seaside! It was the only way to play the day because the weather was just so gorgeous. We have to make the most of it "oop north". We headed for Seaton Carew, which is our nearest seaside. The tide was the furthest out we have ever seen it. I presume that this is the spring tide effect, linked to the moon being nearest to the earth last weekend. We had to walk for ages to get to the sea and things were exposed that we have never seen before. The beach was enormous. This is the view, after we had walked for an hour, back towards Seaton Carew.
This is the view of the sand under the water at my feet. I was wearing gumboots so that I could paddle about and this was the pattern of ripples under about two inches of slack tide near the water's edge. I loved the pattern.
At the jetty to the north of the entry to Teesport, an enormous object had been uncovered. No idea what it was, but it was about eight feet long and solid rusty metal.
We had a great lunch at the Staincliffe and then came home to the start of a new roof.
Great stuff all round.
Cheers Gillian

2 comments:

Heide said...

I envy your sunshine. Next week we get to go to the beach too. I'll cross my fingers and hope for a day as beautiful as yours. Did you ever find out what that metal thingy was?

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