A Punch and Judy world!

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In Explore 2nd July 2009 at number 18.
On Flickr Front Page - Flickr Blog 3rd July 2009.

This was taken at the start of my walk and is Weymouth beach in the early morning after the sand has been smoothed and before the masses arrive. Not sure if this is a high tech Punch and Judy but it appears to have CCTV installed! Still, it's good to see that some traditions live on even if it is in a wooden 'hut' and not a canvas 'tent' as it used to be in my day!

On another note, Weymouth is a sandy beach as you can see but did you know that it is only just sand? Apparently the grains here are half the size of the average sand particle and if they were just 0.09mm smaller this would be classed as a silt beach and silt is a cohesive material so it wouldn't run through your toes. That's got to be good for party conversation somewhere ;-) !

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  1. ArteZoe 58 months ago | reply

    what a windfall for you!! congrats! i saw this on the Flickr blog and thought I'd drop by again and say "wow, what a lot of views you now have on this!" awesome!

  2. ShaZ Ni 58 months ago | reply

    this is very nice! instant fav! ;) good job!

  3. lundur/Iceland 58 months ago | reply

    Very nice photo!

  4. Ophelia Mourne [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

    fantastic shot!

  5. okgoiscool 58 months ago | reply

    this is so so so sick

  6. {{Sarah}} Very busy ¤ Mostly off 58 months ago | reply

    Absolutely fantastic! The colors and composition are simply perfect! Congrats on a wonderful capture:)

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  7. Lightpoacher 58 months ago | reply

    Sublime shot...

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  9. Photoxic 58 months ago | reply

    great colors

  10. yaskah 58 months ago | reply

    really amazing pic! so lovely :D

  11. jamesbooth_london 58 months ago | reply

    Lovely composition and colour.

  12. munkys88 58 months ago | reply

    Great shot. all the textures come together perfectly

  13. Ryu Photo Studio 58 months ago | reply

    ★Excelente Fotografia!!★ v^-^v

  14. kaila davis [deleted] 57 months ago | reply

    you've been tagged in my inspirations mosaic:

  15. kay's kamera 55 months ago | reply

    There is such a playfulness in this image...You can almost smell the suntan lotion and saltwater taffy

  16. Mike Fiechtner 51 months ago | reply

    great colors! congrats on Explore!

  17. cabe26 26 months ago | reply

    Great PP! Please check out my new project if you get the chance :)

  18. sarajil ~ 26 months ago | reply

    stunning,one of the best compositions

  19. Roger Voller 21 months ago | reply

    Excellent HDR if that is what it is

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