Monday, November 26, 2007

Tenerife!


BDP is out working in Tenerife this week. We will resume on Saturday this week.
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Friday, November 23, 2007

The Iron Duke

This duke can be found looking out over the shops in the Lanes in the centre.

BDP will be on a short hiatus - off to another seaside resort, Bournemouth, for a few days.
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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Brighton Station


I was amazed at this shot - taken with my cameraphone with no adjustments to it at all - this is my phone's take on how to deliver the image - admittedly there was lots of tungsten light - just great colour....
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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Gala Bingo


....now in wreck and ruin.

A once thriving art-deco inspired theatre on Portland Rd spent many years as a bingo hall. With the advent of online gambling and non-smoking laws the bingo trade is in peril!

Sadly this once quite pretty building now stands forlorn.
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Saturday, November 17, 2007

Doctor Doctor Beat


Dr Brighton's quite a famous pub and pre-club bar - right on the seafront - right on brighton - right in the thick of it!
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Thursday, November 15, 2007

South by South West


Ships compass in the marina is pointing south by south west today!
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Underneath the arches


Between the pier and the marina is this series of arches - housed within are art studios, nightclubs, venues and cafes. Recently painted it's worth stroll from end-to-end.
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Monday, November 12, 2007

Rottingdean Windmill

As I had some freetime on Friday I passed the Windmill golf course on the seafront and couldn't resist taking the pic against a beautiful blue sky backdrop.
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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Boats on the beach


Fishing boats out on beach at dusk with the lit pier in the background.
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Friday, November 09, 2007

Symmetry


There's a really nice symmetric feel to todays submission from Hannah. Looks like it was taken from the Palace Pier and you can see the Brighton seafront at the top of the pic. Nice one Hannah and thank you.
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Thursday, November 08, 2007

Life's a rollercoaster....


This wonderful sun-thru-structure silhouette of our only Brighton rollercoaster (located on the main pier) was sent in by Hannah Cole. Thanks for helping me out Hannah whilst my camera gets better at the menders!
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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Embassy Court


Sent in from Paul Jackson who grew up in Hove and now lives abroad and is a regular visitor to the site. Thanks Paul.

This is Embassy Court, often controversial building, which was allowed to fall in to wreck and ruin but has recently been restored to its former art-deco glory.

Apparently in its heyday Rex Harrison used to live in its penthouse apartments.
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Monday, November 05, 2007

Remember, Remember....


....the 5th November, Gunpowder, treason and plot.

Each year in the UK we celebrate Guy Fawkes night - or most commonly called Bonfire night. It's an old celebration that celebrates a foiled attempt to blow up the houses of Parliament.

Mostly now it's celebrated over the weekend preceding or following the 5th itself and we all set off fireworks and build bonfires........

This shot is of Brighton fireworks on Portland Road.
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Sunday, November 04, 2007

The West Pier


I know we've featured many (many) shots of the west pier on this site - but I was sent this stunner from Dan Betts who is rightfully proud of this capture.

Thanks for the pic Dan and I hope you enjoy it too dear browser.....
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Saturday, November 03, 2007

Wild Horses....


Many thanks to Hannah Cole for today's shot of the carousel down at the seafront, great silhouettes with the sea in the background.

Nice one Hannah and thanks for the contribution.
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Friday, November 02, 2007

Brighton Bloggers


Blogging in Brighton is alive and well.

Attending the "meetup" of the Brighton Blogging community at the Victory pub was indeed a privilege. A friendly, open group with blogging on their minds.......
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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Royal Pavillion


I've had to revert to a library shot today and must apologise for the lack of frequency of recent posts.

The sad thing is is that my camera is away for repairs at the moment after I dropped it :(

I am inviting other contributors over the next few days to feature their particular take on Brighton and its surroundings.

please send to harveydean_uk@hotmail.com

Thanks in advance.
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