Monday, 6 September 2010

Monifieth Beach



Taken this morning at Monifieth. Above is looking from the beach across the park to the village.




I spent a large chunk of my childhood pottering about on those sands. I learned many things there......




How to swim, how to fish, how to play golf, how to scavenge, how to start a fire, how not to drink cider........ the list goes on.

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10 comments:

  1. Great captures, Neil! Really interesting skies, too! Beautiful beach! Fun to revisit the places where we learned all "that stuff"! Hope you have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  2. Your world reminds me of my world where sandy beaches and soggy puddles provide hours of fun for kids and grownups. Thanks for sharing a little of your memories and your wonderful spot on earth.

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  3. Penelope is right, she and I both posted our home beach(es) today, too, and there are many similarities.
    But I had to go to Google Maps to find Monifieth. Between Dundee and Arbroath, how absolutely wonderful!! Grandma was from Aberdeen, and someone (not Grandma) went home to Scotland for a visit, bringing my mother a potholder in the shape of a fish -- an Arbroath Smokie. My little sister immediately claimed it as a pet, and it entered into many a conversation during her childhood and even later.

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  4. Great beach view. What a wonderful learning place. Better than schools!

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  5. There are places we learn things we never forget, a beach is an excellent school. Great photos.

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  6. Thank you for sharing these beautiful sky photos

    Have a nice week,
    Greetings, Bram

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  7. Look at that sky in the last photo! It's like someone slathered whipped cream over it. Or maybe I just need a snack.

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