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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 Windmill

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The wanderer

It’s not a good idea to go too near the groynes……

The-wanderer

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Full of character and full of characters. Pretty busy too. Good to get the last parking space in town, then try to get away from traffic (or swap one form of transport to another…..)

Whitstable-Harbour

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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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The pictures are all in place, the Private View has passed off very successfully and the paintings are selling well. It’s very satisfying to see red dots appearing!HWGdisplay

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