Category Archives: The Iron Men

Down on the beach, an update.

Last week I wrote about how I had seen sand  being removed from around the base of one of the Iron Men. One of the 100 cast iron statues modelled on Antony Gormley that are spread along two miles of … Continue reading

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Dramatic lighting

It has finally stopped raining and I have been for a short walk down the beach. There was some dramatic lighting and I managed to capture this image of one of the Iron Men with a rainbow behind him. He … Continue reading

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Today down the beach

The forecast for Liverpool is a bit gloomy today with another lockdown on the horizon. I went down the beach to escape and have a chat to, the Iron Men, I chatted to Ivan, the Iron Man. He had got … Continue reading

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Down Crosby Beach

It is another beautiful morning and I am out for my early morning exercise. The tide was out and the beach was deserted. I wandered out to one of the Iron Men who was watching a container ship pass by. … Continue reading

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This is getting serious.

I was down on Crosby Beach early this morning and even one of the Iron Men was wearing a mask. Where did he get it from? There are non in the shops. Meanwhile most of them just gazed out to … Continue reading

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A wander down Crosby Beach.

Friday 22nd June. It was a glorious sunny morning so I decided to have a stroll down Crosby Beach to see what I could find. As always, the Iron Men, part of Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation were staring out … Continue reading

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Storm in Another Place.

The past couple of weeks has seen storms raging across the world with hurricanes causing lots of damage and flooding in the Caribbean and Florida. Here in the Northwest of England we got off lightly, but it was a bit … Continue reading

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Burning off the calories.

After the Christmas and New Year festivities it was time to get my boots on and burn off a few of those excess calories. I drove down to the coastguard station at Crosby and found that the car park was … Continue reading

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A different perspective

Yesterday afternoon was fine and dry which made quite a change. I took the opportunity to go for a short local walk along the coast. Starting from the coastguard station I headed north walking through the dunes. As usual, I … Continue reading

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Saying farewell to the queen.

Monday 25th May 2015 This afternoon Jean and I went down to Crosby beach to bid farewell to the Queen Mary 2 as she left Liverpool to sail along the Mersey. The three Queens, the Queen Mary 2, the Queen … Continue reading

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