Posts Tagged ‘sea’

Venla’s first trip to the beach

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 | Life

In May, we took Venla for her first trip to the beach.

She enjoyed herself. There were lots of new things to put in her mouth. Including pebbles. And sand. She ate lots of sand. In fact, the only thing that didn’t go in the mouth was the one thing you are supposed to eat: seaweed.

Flamborough often has it’s own weather system and it held out well for us: it was warm and sunny for most of the trip.

Summer Queen Cruises

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 | Photos, Travel

While in Ullapool, we took a Summer Queen Cruise to the Summer Isles. I totally recommend it. We saw loads of dolphins. Loads!

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Some awesome scenery too.


And we got some beautiful sunshine in the Summer Isles. We hiked up to the top of the hill and then I ran up to the very top of the island. This is us at the top of the first hill:


Then this is everyone from the very top of the island:


And their view looking up at me:



Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 | Life

Last month we had relatives visiting us from Canada, so we spent quite a bit of time doing all the Yorkshire things. Such as Whitby.

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As ever, there were lots of seagulls.

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And the tourist shops of course.


Those ice cream dogs. They melt and leave a pile of hair all over the floor.

Jersey photos

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 | Photos, Travel

Photos from our trip to Jersey.

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Filey Brigg

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 | Photos

On the way back from Flamborough we drove up to Filey to explore the brigg.

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Bridlington in decay

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 | Photos

In an age where you can fly to Barcelona for £30, Bridlington is not faring well.

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Flamborough photos

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 | Photos

Here are some photos from my trip to Flamborough earlier this month.

Flamborough Head

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Bempton Cliffs

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Whitby photos

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 | Photos

Whitby Abbey

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The harbour

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The sea

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National speed limit on the breakwater



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Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 | Photos, Travel

It wasn’t all serious business in Torquay – I got time to take some photos too.

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Living Coasts

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 | Photos, Reviews

While in Torquay, we visited their costal zoo, Living Coasts. I had read some dubious reviews of it online, and some of the points were valid – they did have quite a few exhibits closed, above and beyond the otters that we knew would be missing when we entered. Kids might get a little bored too. But given the range of wildlife we got to see and the range of talks and feedings put on, I thought it was well worth the £11 we paid to get in and the pricing structure seems in proportion to what you would pay at Chester Zoo.

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