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Boxing Day Sunset Blackpool

December 26, 2008 Leave a comment

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North Pier just after sunset. The Snowden range can be seen in the background on the RH horizon.

Craning up to Blackpools Iconic Tower

December 11, 2008 Leave a comment

2008_1203nightout0195smlcraning up at the Tower from Bank Hay street, there is a tower crane on the roof of the tower building which is dwarfed by the Tower its self.

Tower Ballroom

Tower Ballroom

The Tower Ballroom being set up for a Dinner Ball. The window shutters at the back of the stage were open and the sun was shining straight through. Absolutely dazzling.

Tower Auariam

Tower Auariam

Conger Eel in the big aquarium in the base of the Tower Building.

A big hermit crab

A big hermit crab

Tower Headland

Tower Headland

Work is progressing well on the new headland in front of the tower.

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Sea Fog, Frost and Winter Sun.

December 10, 2008 Leave a comment

frost on the Car roof

frost on the Car roof

Several mornings lately when we have had heavy frost on the cars. Being only 100 metres from the see this is very unusual and shows just how cold it has been.

Sea Fog on Blackpool Prom.

Sea Fog on Blackpool Prom.

Plus the odd foggy day not much to take a picture of!

Sun Riseover blackpool Tower

Sun Rise over Blackpool Tower

Sun Rise just catching the north Pier.

Sun Rise just catching the north Pier.

But when the sun does come up it could be summer.

Strolling on the prom.

Strolling on the prom.

The giveaway is the winter coats and the long shadows.

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A bit of snow on the hills above Barrow across Morecambe Bay.