The Mewstone

The Mewstone

A distinctive feature visible from Wembury beach near Plymouth Devon is the Mewstone. This is a triangular island which is currently uninhabited. However, it has served as a prison and a refuge for local smugglers. The beach at Wembury is well known for its surfing and rock pooling. Basking sharks can be seen in the summer around the Mewstone. The photo was taken at dusk.

Fawley Refinery Across The Solent

Fawley Refinery Across The Solent

Taken just before the rain. Fawley Refinery was first established in 1921 by the Atlantic Gulf and West Indies company. It was acquired by Esso in 1925, and rebuilt and extended in 1951. Its the largest oil refinery in the Uk with a capacity of 330,000 barrels. Situated on the Solent near Southampton Hampshire.