They Are Going To Get Wet

I don’t know if it’s because we are an island nation but we British do love the water. Get a nice hot sunny day and people will go for a paddle at the beach. The really brave will go swimming, even if the water is cold. Watersports abound. I have lost count of the number... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Partners

I’m all at sea this week, not me personally, just the photographs. For this weeks challenge we’re going just off the coast of Prestatyn, my home town. So let’s make a start. First up is a partnership between the Rhyl Lifeboat and an Royal Air Force Rescue Helicopter. Sadly we won’t see this anymore as... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

This is my 500th post on WordPress and it’s appropriate that this weeks subject should be the sea considering I have lived in coastal towns for the last 15 years. Many of my photographs are taken on the beach or the sand dunes nearby. I've been there in driving rain, storm conditions, beautiful sunny days,... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

Mersey class lifeboats are all-weather lifeboats operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) from stations around the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. The Mersey is designed to be launched from a carriage, but can also lie afloat or be slipway launched when required. Its propellers are fully protected from damage when launching or in shallow water by partial tunnels and two bilge... Continue Reading →

Rhyl Air Show 2011

This year, 2011, is the third year that the Rhyl Air Show has been run at this seaside resort. The event is totally free and this year was staged over the 6th and 7th August, with flying displays from the Royal Air Force Red Arrows, as well as the Breitling Wing Walkers, to name but a... Continue Reading →

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