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I live in a camper van with a couple of West Highland Terriers for company.
My passion is photography but it is a work in progress.
I am always willing to share what knowledge I have and can be contacted through the comments on this post or e-mail ADRIAN
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Monday, 2 November 2009

KING BILLY (02/11/09)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA     BRIXHAM........I have always liked this town, an eclectic mixture of charity shops, amusement arcades, market town and a thriving fish market. This is the old harbour, the new one is not accessible.

Went down first thing as the sun was shining and I was unsure how long this rare meteorological phenomena would last.

 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA     FISH BOXES AND LOBSTER POTS

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA   INSHORE FISHING BOATS

 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA    LEADER AND PROVIDENT.....These are old Brixham trawlers and although they now have engines worked primarily under sail.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA    MODERN BEAM TRAWLER.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAALMOST HIS ANNIVERSARY......He landed here................

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA and also here..... Double trouble!

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One of the many great pubs in this town and the old fish market.

That's all for today.

14 comments:

  1. Did you get yourself a lobster Adrian,
    I love Shell fish; to eat I mean,
    Nice to see the old trawlers.

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  2. Naah! I got a dozen scallops, and just cut my finger opening the devils.

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  3. I bet there was that lovely smell of salt near the lobster pots. Also great to have a fish market for real fresh fish, not the chilled or frozen stuff which has been in the hold of a deep sea trawler for weeks. When I used to visit Whitby the hotel would serve fish bought that morning - the taste had no comparison to that from local fish mongers.

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  4. I visited Brixham many years ago, lovely place.
    Love the first two shots with the pots.

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  5. The trawlers, they are beautiful. You caught them just right.

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  6. Lovely photogrphs to take me back to my time in Brixham. Agree with you it is an interesting place and one I like.

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  7. John this is a busy fishing port, the smell is certainly there, dead fish!!
    Yes a grand town and the bus is a fiver to roam where I want all day. Thanks all.

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  8. I enjoyed this look at your area's fishing port. Nice photos.

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  9. Adrian, what a treat to go on tour with you! What beautiful pics, but I have to say - the fish boxes and lobster pots has to be my favourite. Almost steampunk-ish. Oh, and good old William "the Protestant religion I will maintain". How about that! I just love the buildings, the way they are shoulder to shoulder, different colours, different sizes. Have you seen those cute-sy house ornaments? They must have been designed by an English person.
    Thanks so much for visiting. I look forward to touring some more with you!

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  10. Good luck with your venture. William III caused more trouble than he ever anticipated but couldn't have done it without the Papists. Religion EH11

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  11. Lovely harbour pictures, Adrian. Llarge piles of lobster pots are so photogenic.

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  12. One of my favourite parts of the country. Looking forward to your next few posts.

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  13. John would be nice to get something to post, Squally rain for days now. Hope today is better as I''ve borrowed a boat to try for the Kingfisher again.

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