The colors and the textures in this shell close-up are really wonderful. The spiral shape leans grace and form; it amazes me that things seemingly so fragile tumbled around in a powerfull sea can survive. Painting is brewing in my mind!
Brighton Pier sign (the owners changed the sign from Palace Pier in an informal name change not recognised by the National Piers Society or many Brightonians). The full name of the pier is 'Brighton Marine and Palace Pier'
In King George IV had the Royal Pavilion built to entertain fashionable Regency society. Today, Brighton’s most famous landmark displays the Indian architecture and Chinese interiors that John Nash used to give the Pavilion its unique identity.