The cliff tops at Whitby are a great place from which to look down. Can you see those two tiny specks of people way out in the bay? The tide was as low as I’ve ever seen it, and I think that they might have been seeking fossils, normally hidden beneath the waves.
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At the bottom of Whitby’s 199 steps (I never remember to count) W. Hamond is Whitby’s original jet shop, established in 1860. The jewellery looks fabulous, and nowadays there’s a tea shop, if you don’t mind a few more steps. Or there’s always icecream! For once I had a project in mind as I was walking around. As I paused to look up at some cherubs on the HSBC building, an elderly gentlemen grasped me by the arm. ‘You should come inside’ he said, leading me firmly through the heavy doorway. The old carved wood was highly polished and beautiful (and the bank clerks totally ignored me), but the ceiling was the surprise. Who would have thought?
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And the project I had in mind? Joining lovely Debbie on Travel with Intent. She spends her Thursdays looking up and looking down. This week she has some wonderful photos of the Forth Rail Bridge, and it’s week 96 of the challenge. What are you waiting for?