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Sun over Spurn, April 2018

Apologies for the long absence of posts. I’ve had things sat waiting to write but haven’t got round to it. So I’m going to post a few quick ones over the next few days, then I’ll get back to some … Continue reading

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Spurn and Kilnsea, February 2018

A trip to Spurn Point and Kilnsea is never a bad thing, but when you can do it and get paid it really does feel like you are cheating at life somehow. But being a work trip, the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Spurn Lighthouse

Something I didn’t mention yesterday was that the lighthouse at Spurn has now been restored and opened to the public. It’s well worth a visit for the views, as I’ll share here.

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Spurn Point 29 October 2016

With the recent flurry of amazing sightings at Spurn and along the East coast of Yorkshire, it seemed well worth a trip to the coast. But the report on the Spurn website that said ‘A disappointing exodus of migrants’ wasn’t … Continue reading

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Spurn Migration Festival – A few final thoughts (and more pictures)

A day at Spurn is always a good day. We should get that out of the way right now. But did the migration festival enhance it? The honest answer is a kind-of “yes, but…”, which isn’t really the fault of any of … Continue reading

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Spurn Point, A quick report from Saturday 5 September

So Saturday saw us at the Spurn Migration Festival, along with a good 100-200 others I would estimate. We started the day brightly, arriving a little after ten and parking briefly just near Corner Field where the Red-Backed Shrike was … Continue reading

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Spurn Migration Festival – A few highlights from Saturday

Having visited Spurn often, but not tried the Migration Festival, I thought I’d have a visit for the Saturday. Tomorrow I’ll talk about the actual experience provided on the day, but first I wanted to share a few highlights of … Continue reading

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Spurn Migration Festival – Still time to book

Next weekend is the Spurn Migration Festival, and the programme looks excellent (download the pdf). Having never bothered with this before, I’m looking forward to the day (I’ll be there Saturday) and have an idea of the schedule I will … Continue reading

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