Tuesday, July 31, 2007

There'll be bluebirds over.....

....the white cliffs of ......

This is the sight that usually greets those arriving by the sea from the South East. The white chalk cliffs stop and start and go all the way round to Dover and beyond.
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Monday, July 30, 2007

Beach hut lock up

Just a touch of saturation and sharpness bought out the best of this beach hut lock up on a rainy day on the seafront.
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Sunday, July 29, 2007

Rock pools

Down at Peacehaven at low tide you can see mile after mile of great rock pools, teeming with crabs and fun stuff for the kids to do. More shots over at Brighton Daily Photo Extra
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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Friday, July 27, 2007

late night latte

is available on Portland Rd in Hove at the Intenso Cafe.....
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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Shed 7

Couldn't resist this "in" pun - does anyone remember the UK band "shed 7"?

Well apparently their doing a great hit(s) tour this year......
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Wednesday, July 25, 2007


Couldn't resist this shot as I walked through the Pavillion this AM - taken just of the toppermost tops - this is the top of the Pavillion Building.
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Tuesday, July 24, 2007


Through these rather austere looking gates is the famous school called Roedean. An imposing structure just behind the Marina....
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Friday, July 20, 2007

Get it whilst you can!

This was the sunshine yesterday evening - this morning, torrential rain - it's like a long playing record now - rain rain rain!

BDP will be off air until Monday as I'm off to a pals 40th in Belgium, Malmedy. Travelling by motorcycle in the rain doesn't exactly fill me with joy :( but a cold beer on the other end does.

See y'all Monday....
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Wednesday, July 18, 2007


When the tide is right out and the sun is setting, the wreck of the West Pier can be the most charming of places.
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Life Guard

Not too many people in the sea of late - it's been rough and cold - I hope this chap's got a good book!
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Monday, July 16, 2007

Only in Brighton.....

....would you find someone out walking in their space suit.
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Sunday, July 15, 2007

France Daily Photo

In my own mini attempt to usurp Paris Daily Photo or the other French sites - here's my own tricolore.....

In fact we had a visit from a French Market - housed down on Hove Lawns I was particularly please to get a religeuse and flan from the boulanger....oui oui.....
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Saturday, July 14, 2007


Like every good tourist city - you just NEED a place to go and get a caricature....Brighton's no different at all
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Friday, July 13, 2007

The latest cake.....

This is a cake - believe it or not - featured in the window at the WONDERFUL cake shop - Choccywoccydoodah in Brighton.....

Oooh Aaargh me shipmates......sugary delights......
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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Self portrait

Not strictly one of Brighton today but a little peek behind the lens!
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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Library shot

Apols folks but i didn't get chance to take a shot today - so this one of the west pier (moody i think) is from the vaults....
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Monday, July 09, 2007

Fishing boats

With the rough seas over the last few weeks I wouldn't be surprised if these chaps haven't been able to get out in a while.
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Thursday, July 05, 2007

Night time....

As day time has been a little dreary of late (I know I keep banging on about the weather), I thought I'd post this shot of a night view so you cant see the clouds.....
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Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Normal service is resumed

And the heavens opened and here we are - locked inside in JULY (for chrissakes....!)
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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

No one here....

The recent bad weather I think will have hit our tourism business hard the last month - Brighton has its own economy based on attracting visitors and I fear it would have been affected. People want to head for the sun when the weather's as unreliable has it's been - head for Spain has been the rallying cry......

I'm now fearing the worst for the Big Chill festival which we're attending - and looking at Glasto being a washout doesn't inspire me with confidence :(
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Monday, July 02, 2007

View from the top

Just outside of Roedean School as you come into Brighton from the east this is the view you'll be confronted with - the swooping round construction at sea is the Marina. This is the first sunshine we've seen in DAYS! but it's still windy and cold.....
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Sunday, July 01, 2007

Tall Ships

Make way for the tall ships, spotted nestling in Shoreham Harbour behind the lock is this tall ship. I couldn't get close enough to get her name or find any news as to why she's here in Brighton - any one know any news about this ship?
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