Posts tagged ‘flotsam’


A chance coincidence of beach litter and calcite-veined limestone, part of the Blue Lias sequence west of Lyme Regis. I used to have lots of time to scour the beach for interesting stuff on summer evenings, but that luxury seems to have evaporated over the years.

Tags: , , ; taken on Friday, August 29th, 2003


Naturally-occurring bubbles in a rock pool – although it looks as if I added some bubble bath, it is organic compounds from decaying seaweed that produce the froth. (The same that make the foam on beer!) Sometimes, a photo causes a small ripple of excitement when one sees it full-sized on the computer monitor. In this case, I was […]

Tags: , , , , ; taken on Monday, June 9th, 2003


A flint pebble on the beach, casting its shadow on a weathered piece of driftwood. Scouring the tideline was something to do on a very cold day, while I was waiting for a car tyre to be replaced!

Tags: , , , ; taken on Saturday, January 4th, 2003