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November 7, 2013 / viewsfromasmallisland

Seaside rock

Rocky shore

More windswept shorelines and big vistas.

For those outside the UK, ‘seaside rock’ is a traditional sweet stick (usually called a ‘stick of rock’), and usually about a foot long. originally mint flavoured, it is now available in a huge range of colours and flavours. I haven’t eaten it for years, preferring to keep my teeth intact but it’s still hugely popular. A full description here:



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  1. dalo2013 / Nov 7 2013 9:25 pm

    Nothing better than a great shot of the tide doing its thing… Have enjoyed the shore series from you very much!

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Nov 7 2013 9:31 pm

      Thank you. I do love the shoreline. Probably even more so when the weather is wild.

      • dalo2013 / Nov 7 2013 9:41 pm

        Yes, I use to drive to the Oregon Coast whenever a storm would come in and watch the Pacific at her wildest…beauty and power.

  2. Jessica Hagan / Nov 7 2013 9:57 pm

    Beautiful! So serene and peaceful.

  3. Maggie Beck / Nov 7 2013 10:05 pm

    Aaaahhh . . . Blackpool Rock! It has been 30 years since I was there and enjoyed the sticky mess in the car! thanks for the photo, AND the memory!

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Nov 7 2013 10:15 pm

      You were lucky to hang on to your teeth. I’m sure that stuff has paid for many a dental surgeon’s exotic holiday or new house.

      • Maggie Beck / Nov 7 2013 10:25 pm


  4. amithi / Nov 8 2013 6:05 am

    We’ll be leaving for the Baltic Sea next week and your recent seaside photos made me look forward to our vacation even more!

  5. Ray's Mom / Nov 8 2013 12:31 pm

    Your photos are interesting, a little geography is always welcome especially when so well written. Looking forward to seeing your daily photos. God bless.

  6. littledogslaughed / Nov 9 2013 3:01 pm

    Look at those clouds! A beautiful scene-

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