Except it wasn't really a stroll, more like a fast walk to keep warm!
I thought I'd better make the most of the clear skies on Saturday, as the weather forecast for Sunday (today) was miserable. Although, as I sit here and type this, the sun's out (there are dark clouds looming in the distance, however)...
|Cromer town from the strip of woods between Kings Chalet Park and Cromer Country Club|
|The offshore supply ship Putford Ajax, and the offshore construction jack up Neptune|
|Here they are in a bit more detail (although still fuzzy - they were a long way off).|
I used MarineTraffic.com to identify them
|Cromer Beach shaded by the cliffs thanks to the encroaching Winter's low (and getting lower) sun|
|I think this is some sort of sandpiper (Scolopacidae family, Actitis genus?), maybe a stint (Calidris genus)? Whatever it is, it was on its own and looks like it could be a juvenile,|
or losing its breeding plumage for a winter look.
|High tide at Overstrand|
|G-OENB: An Agusta Westland AW189 operated by Bristow Helicopters|
|Yikes! A couple of alien skeletons on the cliff|
I thought I'd dust off the old walkies/drift maps to show you where I went (last seen here). The dots show the route I took, the arrows point out the direction travelled, and the circles show the start and end points of a particular route - the first circle in Overstrand is the end of the promenade, and the second is the cliff edge (the path west having collapsed and fallen into the sea) so I back-tracked and went down Cliff Road instead.
And there you have it. Yesterday's seaside stroll!