Lyme Regis - June 2005 - Ammonite Street Lights at Dusk
This is one of my 14 pictures to have made Explore. I believe this is a good thing but since I don't know what the criteria are I prefer to leave it to my visitors to tell me if it is any good. I must say, however, that this is one of my personal favourites.
Light Fittings at twilight. I still don't know why they are not on but they were doing some major construction work on the seafront. They were installing a new beach. Erosion don't you know. They were extending the Cobb at the same time.
Lyme Regis is the setting of John Fowles's book 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' which was made into a film starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. It is the Cobb that Meryl walks along in the face of a storm in one of the films dramatic scenes. It is there to stop the tide and rough seas washing away the beach but every 20 years or so it fails to live up to the job. Hence the construction site and large deliveries of fresh sands.
Lyme Regis is also the centre for the exploration of the Jurassic Coast which extends 10 miles either side of the town.