Tag Archives: Walking by the Sea

Walking Rye Harbour


I found this shell (mollusc) while walking the beach at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve last Saturday. Look, it’s a fan and at its centre, another smaller fan. Continue reading

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Walking and Falling (Salt and Snow)


Snowdrop
snow drop
lamb drop
In snow
salt circles
burns snow
Life flowers Continue reading

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Walking off a Cliff: Creating when Injured


I did. Well, I slid part way down the bottom bit and smashed my shoulder, a week ago today. Might need surgery. Fingers crossed. It was all very dramatic. Two ambulances. (Did they think I was in bits that would … Continue reading

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Another Clifftop Walk: St Margaret’s Bay to the South Foreland Lighthouse and a Bit Further


It was a windy, rainy September Sunday. It wouldn’t have been a good idea to have wandered to close to the edge of those white cliffs, for fear of being whisked over. It wasn’t cold, though, making for a very pleasant, invigorating walk. It was a continuation of the walk we made while on a week’s stay, at the back-end of August, in the adjacent village to St Margaret’s (heading towards Deal) called Kingsdown. Continue reading

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Third Anniversary of Poetic Mapping


WordPress wrote to me yesterday, to tell me that 3 September 2013 marked the 3rd anniversary of Poetic Mapping. This is blog no. 222. This is quite by accident. If you believe in accidents, that is. The anniversary is a … Continue reading

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A Heavenly Holiday Walk: Kingsdown to St Margaret’s Bay Along The White Cliffs of Dover


How strange it is that only a week after writing  Ann of Adam’s Garden – in which I mentioned my first encounter with rock pools – I found myself splashing around in the sea amongst rock pools. I had been desperate … Continue reading

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What I’m reading right now: or, Ann of Adam’s Garden


“I’d like to add some beauty to life,” said Anne dreamily. “I don’t exactly want to make people know more … though I know that is the noblest ambition … but I’d love to make them have a pleasanter time … Continue reading

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Walking Margate


I wrote recently about walking Whitstable. Yesterday we walked Margate. Like Whitstable, it was a first visit for me.

Margate has a bad reputation. From an aesthetic viewpoint, I understand. The seafront buildings are some of the ugliest I’ve seen. The beach is glorious.
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Walking Whitstable


“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” Mother Teresa http://www.tranquilwaters.uk.com The seaside is a treasure trove of inspiration for artists. Look … Continue reading

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