Wednesday, 31 December 2014

FEATHERS

Bedraggled feathers standing upright in seashore debris

If you are able to zoom in - a spider is weaving a web on the top right of the grey feather.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

RED SEAWEED

A fan of red tendrils spread open on white sand.

It could be made redder, clearer, crisper . . . less ethereal. But it's winter - and this is how it looked; striking but not brash. People who know about such things is the red of the weed staining the sand as the tide goes out? Or is the patch below it coincidence?

Monday, 29 December 2014

LOTS OF HOUSES

Brick houses with red tiled roofs on hill with (television?) mast on top.

With mast on hill.

Friday, 26 December 2014

BEAN

Metal shape round which ropes may be tied with the letters BEAN stamped on top.

Triangle on shield on shadow.

Thursday, 25 December 2014

CHRISTMAS STAR!

Rusty bicycle wheel hanging in a hedgerow.

Christmas reminders in surprising places.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PEBBLES

Tops of buildings on the far side of sloping beach at West Bay in Dorset.

Where Chesil Beach begins - or maybe ends?

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

ROCKS AND CONCRETE

Rocks and hunks of concrete tumbled together for sea defence against sea.

Defence against erosion.
 

Monday, 22 December 2014

BLACK HEADED GULL ON A VERY GREY DAY

Black headed gull swimming on expanse of grey sea water.

A moment later, it rained.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

BOAT OUT OF WATER

Front of boat taken out of water.

For another angle on the same boat.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

PLANTS ON ROCKS FROM WHICH FOSSILS HAVE FALLEN

Clumps of short, small, bright green plants on swirls of grey and white rocks.

By the sea.

And closer -

Same plants cropped from first picture so they can be seen in better detail.

Would you hazard a suggestion what this plant is?

Thursday, 18 December 2014

OUT TO DRY

Cormorant (?) and Herring Gull (?) on separate posts in the sea.

West Bay, Dorset.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

GREEN LEAVED PLANT ON RED BRICK WALL

Green leaved plant on top of red brick wall.

This is the same plant that I photographed on November 2nd 2014.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

FAMILIAR AND EXTRAORDINARY FOR EVER . . . or maybe not for ever . . . ?

West Bay end of cliff with pebbles in foreground and sea beside.

Cliff and pebbles.

Monday, 15 December 2014

PEGS

Orange and Gold blanket on line with blue and purple pegs, blue sky and a few green leaves.

With shadows.

Friday, 28 November 2014

SKIMMING STONES

Skimming stones at West Bay monochrome inverted.


Monochrome inverted.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

LONE LEAF

One ivy leaf sticking out of pebbles at West Bay, Dorset

Ivy

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

BOAT ON HARD STANDING

Red white and blue colours of boat removed from water.

West Bay, Dorset.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

CLIFFS AT EYPE

Golden cliffs at Eype on a blue sky November day.

With trees.
For all that the sky is blue and the cliffs are gold
these colours are exact - exactly how they were when I saw them.

Monday, 24 November 2014

MAP IN THE RUST AND LICHEN

Shape without rust on rusty plate with lichen round the edges.

And detail:


Sunday, 23 November 2014

PORTLAND FROM SMALLMOUTH

Portland in Dorset viewed from demolished railway bridge

From demolished railway bridge.

Monday, 17 November 2014

BUDDLEIA WHEN THE SKY IS GREY

Desiccating buddleia flowers on almost bare twigs in November

Late afternoon.
My other blog is Loose and Leafy

Sunday, 16 November 2014

HAWTHORN WHEN THE SKY IS GREY

Hawthorn branch after the leaves have dropped.

No leaves.

There are more silhouettes on the Loose and Leafy post

Monday, 10 November 2014

PORTLAND BILL - HOUSES IN EVENING LIGHT

The tightly packed group of white houses at Portland Bill reflect evening light.

Pretty but in winter it's cold.

Sunday, 9 November 2014

PORTLAND BILL LIGHTHOUSE ON A NOVEMBER EVENING

Portland Bill Lighthouse against sugar almond evening sky.

With scaffolding.

Saturday, 8 November 2014

SUNSET AT PORTLAND BILL

Golden sunset behind black silhouettes of quarry rocks after rain


Shapes of rocks.


Wednesday, 5 November 2014

DYING LEAVES. BLUE SKY

Sycamore (?) leaves dying against a blue autumn sky.

Sycamore?
With next spring's buds.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

ANOTHER ANGLE ON THAT BOTTLE

Plastic bottle squashed into muddy path - with dead and living leaves

With leaves.

Monday, 3 November 2014

LEAF ON THE WRONG TREE

Sycamore leaf caught in spider's web on old elderberry branch with ivy in background

October 28th 2014
Sycamore leaf. Elderberry trunk.
See more of this elderberry tree on my other blog, Loose and Leafy

Sunday, 2 November 2014

ON THE WALL

Sow Thistle or something like that on top of a brick wall

Perhaps Sow Thistle?

Saturday, 1 November 2014

LEAF

Dry leaf on tarmac path.

With scale? Or with what?

Friday, 31 October 2014

PORTLAND HARBOUR, DORSET

Portland Harbour, Dorset, with white cliffs of Purbeck beyond.

White cliffs of Purbeck in the distance.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

ASH

Leaves of an ash tree changing colour for autumn against a blue sky

Autumn


'I Think We'll Have Some Pretty Things'
Hoverflies and seaweed this week on my other blog - Loose and Leafy
(29th October 2014)

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

ELDERBERRY TREE

Bare branches of elderberry tree made lumpy by lichen silhouetted against a grey sky.

With lichen.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

GRASS

Small clump of new grass where verge and hedge have been shaved back.

With rubbish.

Monday, 27 October 2014

EGGS IN A FLOWERPOT

Eggs of slugs or snails in the base of a terracotta pot with woodlouse

With woodlouse.
There were two kinds of eggs. I assume slugs and snails. These, I think, are snails eggs; I think slug eggs are whiter.

Sunday, 26 October 2014

THE ONLY WAY IS UP (BUT TO WHERE?)

Printed and laminated arrow pointing to the sky (race route?)

On bridge.

Saturday, 25 October 2014

BOTTLE AND MUD


Bottle squashed into muddy path with dead reeds.

Path.

Friday, 24 October 2014

GRAFFITI UNDER BRIDGE

Graffiti under bridge with transposed colours in black and white

In black and white.


Thursday, 23 October 2014

RED SEAWEED

Red, stringy seaweed on pebbles on beach.

With autumn leaf.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

SEEDS

(Alexanders ?) Seeds on its head against a grey sky.

With reed.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

TEASELS IN A TUNNEL

Three teasels under the arch of a bridge which used to cross a railway.

With shadows from the trees outside.

Monday, 20 October 2014

CLAIMING

Metal fencing being sucked into the sea.

With seaweed and reflection.

GREEN GLASS

Piece of Broken glass lying on many coloured pebbles on beach

With pebbles.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

OLD MAN'S BEARD AND BUDDLEIA

Seed heads of wild clematis and dead buddlleia flowers September 24th 2014
September 24th 2014
Again!
Late September