Sea

It would be hard to grow up further from the ocean than Lisbon,Iowa.  In fact, I'd never really seen the sea (other than from an aeroplane) until I was 23 years old.  I now live on a tiny island and the seashore is only about 30 miles from any given point in Scotland (so I have been told). Even though I live so close, each trip to the ocean is an adventure.    Its just so different.  The sights, the smells, the sheer open expanse of the sea.  I am like a child, collecting shells and stones and sea glass for inspection. To this day, I am still convinced that a sea monster is going to jump out of the unknown.

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It seems that the light is different there.  Colours are brighter.

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St Andrews

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Lobster Traps
 

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Bird! Bird!

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I spend most of my time looking down to see what treasures have washed up.

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There were sea monsters at the beach today and they followed me home.
inspired by resurrection fern

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