Category Archives: morecambe bay

lights out

this is just before dawn at about four o’clock looking across morecambe bay. its strange that when we leave a room we turn the lights out but when we all go to bed the lights in our towns and cities … Continue reading

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coastal attractions

this looks like it could be pier in a seaside town, its lights sparkling across the sea at night, full of fairground rides and slot machines, a beacon of chintzy good times, its is in fact heysham power station and … Continue reading

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nuclear dawn

this is another shot looking across morecambe bay to heysham power station. it seems to me strange and a little irresponsible that nuclear power plants are often located along side areas of natural beauty and fragile ecosystems

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to the sea

all rivers eventually flow into the sea and here it happens on a pretty grand scale; the kent, the leven, the keer, the lune and the wyre all flow into morecambe bay as well as smaller streams and rivers such … Continue reading

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bridging the sands

there are plans for a twelve mile road bridge to be built across the mouth of the bay. it would be the longest bridge in europe. although in an area visited for it’s picturesque isolation i’m not sure that this … Continue reading

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tread lightly

the mud flats in morecambe bay stretch for three hundred and ten square kilometers, notorious for its quicksand and fast moving tides which is said to come in ‘as fast as a horse can run’. for centuries there have been … Continue reading

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