These images were taken as part of the annual National Fireworks Championships held in Plymouth on 12-13 August 2014. They were done using a long exposure as I was sitting on a boat in some choppy water, but the effect is rather good!
The Shimmering Sea
On a recent trip to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, I was struck by how alien marine life looks. Sea anemone Take these sea anemone from the coral reef gallery; they look like something you'd imagine on a distant planet. It put me in mind of part in H.G.Wells' The War of the Worlds, … Continue reading The Weird and Lurid Landscape of Another Planet