Monday, June 30, 2008

Deck chairs

Brighton's in for a spell of sunny weather over the next few day - so get out there and soak it up.
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Sunday, June 29, 2008


Again taken on the Steine looking up at the birds bathing in the fountain.
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Friday, June 27, 2008


A famous statue/artwork on our seafront (my son calls it the walk wall - as he like's running up it)
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Thursday, June 26, 2008


It's been a cracking week weather-wise down here on the south coast - which will obviously change as the weekend approaches :(

Taken down on the prom Nr where yesterday's shot was taken is the boat "SM 5" also called the Skylark.

Which reminded me of a catchphrase from my youth - a TV programme called Noah and Nelly - "All aboard the Skylark"
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Cockles, Whelks, Mussels, Prawns and Jellied Eels

A common sight at most seaside resorts is the seafood stall - this one is "Sea Haze".

This review taken from the Guardian website:

Sea Haze: 207 Kings Road Arches, Brighton, East Sussex, 01273 777007. This family-run shop has been running for 15 years and comprises ex-fisherman owners who really know their stuff. Produce is sourced off local day boats and includes shellfish such as crabs, whelks and mussels. The shop also runs the Brighton fishing museum located next door, which has been kitted out to represent a photo of the original shop taken in the 1920s.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

The Top Bananas

These stilt-walking musicians caused a bit of a stir on the sea-front and entertained my two children!

"The Top Bananas are a stiltwalking band of musicians, based in Brighton , England. This band on stilts features a leaping monkey on bouncy stilts who plays an oil-can guitar, harmony vocals, a horn section, and a rhythm section. The band is all about fun and plays a selection of Jazz, Funk, Disco and Ska classics. Besides the Jungle Band there are also Western, Sporty, 70's Disco, Hippy/Flowerchildren, Floppy Toppers and of course Black Tie versions available."
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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

We had our sunshine

Now in rolls the black clouds for the remainder of the week Doh!
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Tuesday, June 17, 2008


This is the fountain over at the Steine taken at 1/60 shutter speed to capture the movement in the water.
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Monday, June 16, 2008

Seafood Paella

Had a fantastic father's day lunch down in Hove yesterday at the new Otello's brasserie. Seafood Paella with a Greek Salad to boot - fine fare and shared with the family - fantastic!
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Thursday, June 12, 2008

On Conference

BDP is away in Cyprus at the moment - returning on saturday - see you soon.
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