Posts tagged ‘sea’

October 17, 2017

Cheeky Wedding Pic

by duncanr

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August 18, 2016

Men in Chairs

by duncanr

February 12, 2016

A Narrow Escape

by duncanr

this video – recorded by a wheelchair-bound man (which is why he could not himself help) – captures the moment an elderly couple in their 70s were caught by a wave and swept out to sea and the attempt of a stranger to rescue them

the video leaves us hanging but all 3 were pulled from the sea, alive, with the help of a couple of other men who came to their rescue

January 24, 2016

All in a Day’s Work

by duncanr

Teignmouth Lifeboat crew in Devon were called out when a labrador dog was swept out to see at Babbacombe Pier

the dog was later found at the foot of a cliff where it had managed to pull itself out of the water

while one crew member scrambled on to the rocks to comfort the dog and secure it with a rope the rest of the crew tried to bring the boat in close enough to effect a rescue

August 5, 2015

A Dream Come True

by duncanr

Ruby Holt spent the majority of her life on a farm in Tennessee, but just before her 101st birthday she finally got to go to the beach.

After discovering she had never been, two employees at her assisted living center applied for a grant through a charity organization called Wish of a Lifetime, which funded her entire trip to the Alabama coast on the Gulf of Mexico (http://cheezburger.com/66430721)

July 5, 2015

Coastguard Fish Baby from Sea

by duncanr

0060-0807-3002-2540_Crying_Baby_clipart_image150my mother abandoned me when I was a kid – walked right past my pram when she came out of the Co-Op and went home without me

she said it was an accident – she wasn’t used to having a baby in tow when she went shopping and simply forgot I was with her

[my own fault, really – I should have said something when she walked past me]

forgetting your kids is something that . . .

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April 9, 2015

Tortoises are not Turtles, Folks

by duncanr

tortoise in seaconservation officials in Florida are getting pissed off with folk mistaking tortoises with turtles and ‘releasing’ baby tortoises into the sea – and the tortoises are not very happy about it either

the poor buggers can’t swim !

pro tip guys – turtles have flippers, tortoises have feet and toes

hope that clears up any confusion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/32214019

January 9, 2015

Caption this . . .

by duncanr

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pic via B&P

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December 11, 2014

Woman Pulled from Sea

by duncanr

a chinese woman, apparently intent on committing suicide, was prevented from doing so by a bunch of students who formed a human chain to pull her from the sea –

once ‘rescued’, the woman ran off

polce believe she has psychological problems

October 22, 2014

Oops !

by duncanr

no idea what’s being said here – and does it really matter anyway?

ignore the guy being interviewed on live TV – watch the guy in the background attempting to photograph the event

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