A stormy afternoon in Happisburgh

Happisburgh is slowly slipping into the sea due to coastal erosion.  Archaeologists claim it is the first known settlement in Northern Europe and excavations on the beach reveal that Ancient humans lived there more than 800,000 years ago.

Happisburgh is also known for its lighthouse, which was built in 1790 and it is the oldest working lighthouse in East Anglia. It was originally one of a pair of lighthouses. Nearby the lighthouse, are a couple of  World War 2 pill boxes.

Storm Katie approaching led to some spectacular weather. Dark clouds and heavy showery rain kept rolling across the sky, interspersed with spells of sunshine, resulting at one point in a beautiful double rainbow out at sea. However, nothing more sums up stormy seaside weather than the white of seabirds flying against grey skies.

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