Category Archives: Shingle Street

Shingle Street 19

Roy Hammans reminded me this week that Shingle Street ‘is a place that lends itself to solitary contemplation, especially when you get there in darkness and there’s no one else around’ (he was there to see the sunrise).  He’s right: … Continue reading

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Shingle Street 18

In my post of 13th January 2018 I described a ‘crater-like depression’ on the beach at Shingle Street.  I said, ‘There is a little standing water, probably left over from and original inlet connected to the sea – the bottom … Continue reading

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Shingle Street – ‘Yesterday’

This is one of my favourite pictures of Shingle Street, first posted in July 2012. The Beacon, as this bungalow is known, achieves an unexpected celebrity in the new Danny Boyle / Richard Curtis film ‘Yesterday’ as the home of … Continue reading

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Shingle Street 16

I failed to admit in my previous posting that photography at Shingle Street on Sunday ended prematurely when my camera battery ran out.  I took a single final shot on my phone.  Lessons: make sure the battery is charged, or … Continue reading

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Shingle Street 15

Sunday 13th January 2019.  A buffeting wind gusted in from the west setting the reeds in the Oxley Marshes in a nonstop dance.  It whined in machinery and wires; the Union Jacks flapped and snapped, their ropes tapping against the … Continue reading

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