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…from Sea Life. Still so many fascinating images to explore. Not a fish but a free swimming marine animal with an umbrella shaped bell and trailing tentacles.  Lovely movers but some have deadly stings.

Jelly-fish

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It’s a fish that looks like an equine creature. The name hippokampos actually suggests it as a sea monster. Not sure it looks that scary, though. Like the fact that the male carries the eggs and that the young emerge fully formed.

Sea-Horse

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Like buses?

Three sails

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It is said that Gormley’s reason for choosing Crosby Beach as the location for his iron man statues was that he thought of the beach as being “the opposite of pretty. It is terrific and brutal and is a working beach” ………

Crosby with wind farm

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The view towards the East is perhaps less iconic than towards the Cobb in Lyme Regis. But the light and clouds made this view worth more than a second look….

Lyme-Bay-in-sunlight

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The harbour at Lyme Regis is known as the Cobb. It has some famous literary and cinematic associations. Now it houses a marine aquarium but it’s also used by working boats…….

Crab-pots-on-the-Cobb

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“The Jurassic Coast is a Walk Through Time.” With as much character – but with a far longer heritage – as the Welsh town pictured elsewhere, Lyme Regis is at its heart of that walk. Though the town was beautiful and the weather was erratic. It must be the monsoon season……

Lyme-bay

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