Re-posting just the images and smaller:
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye Harbour, East Sussex, UK; July 30, 2003
This is one of my favourite places on the planet. I have taken so many photos here including the Oystercatcher in flight in this userpic:
It is nice when humans can build something man-made that does not look out of place in the landscape!
This was taken in Hugh Town, Saint Mary's, Isles of Scilly, UK on 25th September, 2004 during my first visit there. The Isles of Scilly count as my second or third favourite place. Hmm. I feel a "Favourite places" post beginning to brew…