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Tag: UK

Lindisfarne Island Lobster Pots

Lindisfarne Island lobster pots and stone buildings. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Northumberland on the northeast coast of  England. When the tide comes in the island is shut off from the mainland twice a day. Spending a night on the island when the tourists have left on their coaches or in their cars, increases the sense of splendid isolation. It gives a slight glimpse into the past, when the inhabitants didn’t rely on tourism, but on fishing, the production of Lindisfarne mead, made by the monks at the abbey on the island, and catering to the pilgrims who traveled over the tidal sands to pay homage to Saint Cuthbert. Thanks for looking. G

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Bolton Abbey Yorkshire, England

Bolton Abbey in Yorkshire, England.

The doors to the Priory Church of St Mary & St Cuthbert at Bolton Abbey. Entering the abbey church and inspired to look up, I made this image. Flashback to 2004, when I introduced my children to the “old country” and their relatives for the first time. Thanks for looking. G

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The Irish Sea

The Irish Sea from the coast of north Wales. I spent a year here in 1974-75 when I ocean kayaked, fished for Mackerel, which meant delicious fish suppers. I spent many hours dreaming on long beach walks. Three years later I walked off a plane in Los Angeles. Thanks for looking. G

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