Tuesday Treasures – 28 #Brainfluffbookblog #LightintheLockdown


In this week’s Tuesday Treasures, I’ve some photos of our walk on Sunday along the beach (again!). We were lucky, as rain had been forecast but for once it held off and we were able to wander along the sands at low tide. Which means I’ve taken some pics of the pier looking up at it, instead of standing on it. There have been some storms recently, hence the quantities of welk egg cases thrown up onto the shore – though I’m not sure where all the dead crabs came from. However, as you can see, on Sunday the sea was really calm.

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    • Ah – I’m sorry! Yes – we were only saying today that given how much rain there’s been, the beach has been a lifesaver this winter… Most of the countryside walks nearby would be impassable right now…

  1. Must be a circle of life thing with the crabs – when I go to New England to visit family, certain seasons you’ll see a ton of dead bodies of shellfish littering the beach too, except in that area it’s horseshoe crabs. You’ll just see piles of them for some reason, I’ve always wondered if it’s predation or disease or whatnot. It’s just very disconcerting to see a pile of empty still shells!

    • Oh, I agree Mogsy – disconcerting is a good description! Yes – I did look this up last time it happens to see if it was caused by pollution, or illegal fishing. But it seems to be a natural thing – though I do know we get pair trawling off this coastline, so I wouldn’t be suprised if that was also responsible…

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