17 February 2020

During our half term week holiday in North Yorkshire, we had a day out to Hartlepool. I worked in Middlesbrough for six months in 1978 but don't remember visiting Hartlepool. My loss, I...

P1100043 2Woke to the sound of multiple foghorns, blaring away somewhere out in the Humber estuary.

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I wondered if this was a local phenomenon of if the fog was more general, but apparently it was misty in Lincoln too.

Looking forward to photographing the winter storms!

Postscript, January 2024: Fog on the Humber is quite common, but I still rate this as the most photogenic I've seen. Sadly, the merry-go-round has not been seen for the past three summers.

 

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