Wednesday, 5 January 2011


Poem 120 of 230:  A GOOD SEASIDE DAY - AUTUMN 2000

Via the art gallery,
    Blackpool how it used to be;
Via a famous tower,
    The Blackpool of the hour.
Via a maritime Mount,
    Fleetwood with its channel out.
And, via a coastline tram,
    The autumn-night lit-art jam.

(C) David Franks 2003

Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; 27/4/2017

Photo of Lesley Young's painting of Blackpool

Blackpool Tower and North Pier; 27/4/17

Blackpool Tower & entertainment; 27/4/17

Blackpool Tower's model; 27/4/17

Blackpool Tower's 4D Cinema; 27/4/2017

"The Blackpool of the hour"; 27/4/2017

Modern tram and Comedy Carpet; 27/4/17

Up the west coast; 27/4/2017

A cool Tower stool; 27/4/2017

Blackpool's Pleasure Gardens in foreground,
& the Pennines in the background; 27/4/17

A colourful row of terraced houses; 27/4/17

Blackpool's Bloomfield Rd. stadium; 27/4/17

Tower view down the west coast; 27/4/2017

On Coral Island Arcade roof; 27/4/2017

The Lifeboat Station; 27/4/2017

Tower's higher-level alternative; 27/4/17

The Mount Pavilion in Fleetwood; 24/9/17

Sights from The Mount, Fleetwood; 24/9/17

Marine Beach & Mount, Fleetwood; 24/9/17

Fleetwood's "channel out"; 24/9/2017

Radar Station, Lower Lighthouse, and
North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood; 24/9/17

North Euston Hotel & Euston Park; 24/9/17

Euston Park, Fleetwood; 24/9/2017

Lower Lighthouse & mosaic; 24/9/17

Lower & Pharos lighthouses; 24/9/17

Lower Lighthouse info, Fleetwood; 24/9/17

River Wyre channel, Marine Beach, Radar
Station, and Lower Lighthouse; 24/9/2017

Fleetwood's "channel out"; 24/9/2017

River Wyre, Fleetwood; 24/9/2017

Fleetwood-Knott End Ferry; 24/9/17

Across the River Wyre, Fleetwood; 24/9/17

Fleetwood Lifeboat Station; 24/9/2017

Fleetwood's "channel out"; 24/9/2017

Scanning Fleetwood's "channel out"; 24/9/17

Fleetwood to Blackpool tram; 24/9/2017

Just before illuminations, Blackpool; 24/9/17

Blackpool lights beside tramlines; 24/9/17

Blackpool Illuminations; 24/9/2017

Blackpool Illuminations in the wet; 24/9/17

Blackpool "lit-art" trams; 24/9/2017

"The autumn-night lit-art jam,"; 24/9/2017