Monthly Archives: April 2017

Fishing boats at Alderburgh

A commercial fishing fleet is now a thing of the past at Aldeburgh.  Skipper Dean Fryer explains why:  ‘Bureaucracy, paperwork, over-the-top EU  quotas and the rising costs of simply fuelling and maintaining a boat has driven most fishermen out of business.’

Nevertheless, fishing seems to be a part of the DNA for many.  The high tide line along the beach is marked by a sprinkling of small boats and, behind them, a row of black fishermen’s huts.  Typically a catch might include sole, skate, bass, flounder, lobster and/or crab.

The shingle beach shelves steeply and ‘vintage’ tractors are used to haul the boats to safe dry land.

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About rhythm


April 25, 2017 · 8:00 am

Abstract in three colours

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April 23, 2017 · 8:00 am

Under the influence of Georgia O’Keeffe (7)




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Colour fountains

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April 19, 2017 · 8:00 am

Boy on the beach


April 17, 2017 · 8:00 am

Abstract ‘Group Portrait’

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April 15, 2017 · 8:00 am