Down on the South Coast, sea birds found washed onto beaches are coated in a waxy substance thought to be palm-oil washed from a tanker in the English Channel. Meanwhile, closer to home, a dog walker has found a lump of what he believes to be ambergris washed up on Morecambe beach.
After a bright and sunny afternoon, I rushed home this evening to try to catch the sunset at the Cove. I just about made it.
The tide was in, and the sea flat calm and mirror smooth.
I didn’t find any ambergris, but I’m not complaining.
Here’s a link to a local TV news report about the ambergris: