The road and the dunes have been washed away, the images below may tell the rest. Three dozens of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's Hebridean sheep, a rare and beautiful species, drowned in the surge. See Yorkshire Post and [BBC].
|photo credit: RNLI|
The image below is taken on the morning after the surge at 9am, a moment after high tide.
|photo credit: Env Agency Geomatics|
Trying to imagine what it must have been like on 5 December ... a comment in the visitors' book at South Square Gallery, where Fr-Agile first was shown, surfaces: "Standing close I could almost feel the undertow."
This referred to Buoy [Fr-Agile]. Here's a studio clip:
A long post, full of links, about a stretch of landscape - or rather seascape - that is rich in every aspect, wildlife, history and the power of the elements to name just a few. It's a microcosm that has been changed considerably.
What next for Spurn Point / HDM 29. 12. 2013