The Old Pier

Clevedon pier stands on the north coast of Somerset, and was opened in 1869. For the best part of a century it was used as an embarkation point for a paddle steamer across the Bristol Channel to Wales. Fast forward to 2021, and it has just won the Pier of the Year award.

X Marks The Spot

A slightly unusual architectural shot this time… this X of rusting metal forms part of the structure that holds up a pier. I imagine you all knew that though, right? Extra bonus points if you can name the pier it came from!

Californian Coaster

This rollercoaster (called the West Coaster) trundles around in Pacific Park, a small theme park built on the Santa Monica pier, in California. It has become something of an iconic image since its debut in 1996, and you will most likely have seen it in the background of at least one film or TV programme. …

Clevedon Pier

I managed to get out and about recently, despite the on-going Covid-related restrictions. Once place that was open (masks on, of course) was Clevedon Pier, so I took the opportunity to grab a few shots: What did these images teach me? Clevedon Pier is a Victorian pier still standing on the coast of Clevedon (near …