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Piers and pebbles

By MrsS    
We managed to get away last week to Whitby for a well needed rest after the madness of the previous week.

Didn't do as much photography as we usually do, mainly due to my need to catch up on sleep, methinks, but we did get out a few times.

On our first night there, we wandered down to the East Pier (a place I had never visited before) and I had a wander along the beach.

Sunset wasn't brilliant, but it performed better than I thought it might.

Dedicating this one to my amazing Dad, funeral tomorrow - it'll be sad, but I really want to try to celebrate all of his 91 years and all that he meant to all of us - "Alright Cocker!" Wink

Thanks for popping in - I'm expecting to be a tad busy for the next 24hrs or so, so please forgive me if I don't pop in myself too much Smile

Cheers!
Fran x

Tags: Sunset Light Beach Whitby Pier Sea Pebbles Landscape and travel Lee big stopper 10

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
19 Aug 2012 2:10PM
Chin up for tomorrow, Fran, not an easy day for you, but no doubt you have some wonderful memories to hold in your heart. Carol x

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martin.w 14 431 22 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2012 2:18PM
Saddened to hear your Father has passed away.....sounds like he had a good innings though.
Tramper 8 3 Spain
19 Aug 2012 2:25PM
Wonderful Photo Fran, Dedicated to someone who was obviously a wonderful father and friend.
Regards, Ron
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2012 5:48PM
A lovely shot, Fran and perhaps suits the mood. Best wishes to you.

David
sherlob Plus
10 2.8k 126 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2012 5:57PM
Thinking of you Fran.
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2012 8:15PM
stunning, beautiful colours
bunSmile
geffers7 Plus
6 45 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2012 8:22AM
Nice atmospheric shot - sorry to here about your dad but its great to celebrate his life as well as mourn his passing.
Geoff
Landlord 9 25 1 Scotland
21 Aug 2012 9:08AM
Hi Fran, so sorry to hear about your loss.

The award is for your dad, for making you the person that you are. We will be thinking about you.

Phil & Arlene.
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
21 Aug 2012 9:33AM
Thanks everyone - your thoughts and lovely comments are much appreciated - Dad would have loved the fact that he won an award too, Phil!!! Smile

It's the first funeral that I have ever known the Town Crier attend - AND make an announcement - but then Dad was the quiet, shy, retiring type - just like me!!! Tongue

Link is to an article in the local paper - have a look if you get chance - move over J-C VanDamme, The Muscles from Brussels - we have our very own "Asset in Bassett"!!!!

Cheers!
Fran x
angej 11 477 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2012 7:25PM
My sincere condolences Fran, thinking about you and your family
javam 12 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 2:52PM
Sounds like a top man your Dad, good article and hopefully you were able to give him a great send off.

Neil
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
23 Aug 2012 6:19PM
Thanks you two - he certainly was, Neil - and he would have loved his send=off! Smile

Fran x

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