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Winter North Yorkshire

2014/2015. We’ve had hardly any snow, little rain, but plenty of sunny gales. Blown sand at Sandsend, it stung the face and got up the nose. Let’s hope the trawlerman got home safe. Boulder clay cliffs (glacial lateral moraine) lumps … Continue reading

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Today at Sandsend

After a week indoors, sheltering from gales, hail and sleet, we had a good walk at Sandsend, near Whitby. Sandsend Nab and white water at (almost) high tide. The village was quieter.

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Lythe Church and Viking hogsback tombstones.

Just north of Whitby, quite close to where I live, is a little church. It stands on the site of an ancient church that might even predate St. Hilda’s Christian settlement now occupied by Whitby Abbey. It has taken me … Continue reading

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Wedding of the Kelpies

A strange event at Sandsend this week. The betrothed took a stroll at low water. Then joined the other lovers. And, singing a strange music, returned beneath the waves.

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