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St. Ives harbour, Cornwall

St. Ives harbour, Cornwall

Four views of St. Ives, Cornwall; the tidal reach is dramatic here, revealing the sandy floor of the harbour, which is protected from the Atlantic Ocean by its sheltered position and Smeaton’s Pier.

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Bishopstone railway station on the western side of the town of Seaford, East Sussex

Bishopstone railway station on the western side of the town of Seaford, East Sussex

Bishopstone railway station in Sussex looks like Arnos Grove tube station in London but its main building includes a pair of military pillboxes: these are observation posts or blockhouses from which light weapons could be fired. The architects added these in 1940 but made them integral to the design. Although the site commands the beach, the arcs of fire from the pillboxes only point landwards.

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Henley on Thames main street

chairs in an Edwardian launch

A real summer sunshine day out from hot smelly London to Henley-on-Thames, enjoying the flowers and the flags still fluttering following the regatta a couple of weeks ago.

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Salamon leap at Rogie Falls

Salamon leap at Rogie Falls

The Scottish mist has seen off the blue sky for my way back to Inverness to close the loop of this trip. The rain gets the salmon leaping at Rogie Falls, it’s amazing to see these fish leap so far and so high.

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Cows on the Assynt coastal road

Assynt coastal road

Quinag viewed from the Assynt coastal road

Driving round the fabulous Assynt coastal road on the peninsular between Lochinver to Kylesku.

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