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Seaford Seashore Shingle Shovelled

Seaford Seashore Shingle Shovelled

Seaford’s seashore is a single shingle bank. Not a beach it seems but actually Seaford’s sea defence system. Some say this sea defence was made necessary by the extensions to Newhaven harbour, and the wakes of the larger vessels going in to the port which scoured away...
Seduced by the Seven Sisters Again

Seduced by the Seven Sisters Again

It was such a beautiful sunrise, and unusually for mid-November it was followed by a gloriously sunny day, almost Mediterranean. Now the leaves are gone from the trees I can see the headland easily from the house so after my morning porridge I took my camera for a...
Origin of the Unicorn?

Origin of the Unicorn?

Its gently curving yet almost straight horns can line up when seen side on, so it may be the Oryx is the beast from which the Unicorn legend springs. Certainly Aristotle linked the name Oryx to the legend of the Unicorn. The story has it that only a virgin can capture...
Poppies are not just for Remembrance

Poppies are not just for Remembrance

The wearing of a poppy has stood as a symbol of remembrance in Britain and the Commonwealth since its introduction by the British Legion in 1921. It owes its place in symbology of war to poet  and Canadian medic John McCrea, himself buried in the Commonwealth War...