Mise Tales Forty-One

Mise Tales Forty-One

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales. That way you can keep track of it, search for it, or copy it.


Aaron Priest Photography Photo Keywords  lighthouseSome beautiful night-time photos of lighthouses, some in a 360º panorama format from Aaron D. Priest on his website aaronpriestphoto.com.


April 20th-26th is International Dark Skies Week. Check out this website for tips on how to light responsibly (you can also download free posters):http://bit.ly/24FAZf Plan on it for next year!

poster 2 for website

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In 1994, an earthquake knocked out the power in Los Angeles. Many residents called local emergency centers reporting a strange “giant, silvery cloud” in the dark sky. That giant, silvery cloud was the Milky Way, which many residents had just seen for the first time.

Panel #1 is the view we got as lighthouse keepers. Wonderful!


Does anybody see a lighthouse down there? Click for a larger photo.

The U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coast at night from the International Space Station.

Image credit: NASA


Point-Lynas-6Point Lynas lighthouse in Llaneilian, Amlwch, Anglesey lighthouse on sale for just under £1.4m


This picturesque working lighthouse could be yours for a snip at just under £1.4m.


Point Lynas lighthouse in Llaneilian, Amlwch is on the market at £1,375,000.


As well as the freehold of the lighthouse it comes with a main residence, two holiday cottages and about 18 acres of headland set on the beautiful north coast of Anglesey. . . . more


The properties are set within a castle style walled courtyard with breath taking views of the sea, where you may also notice the odd dolphin swim by.

According to estate agents Williams & Goodwin the properties were recently renovated by the current owners.

They said the gross income for the two cottages currently stands at £42,000 pa, with greater potential should the main house also be let.



At Victoria Coast Guard Base
CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier at the Coast Guard Base, Victoria, BC, Canada. Light in the background is Victoria Breakwater and the mountains beyond are in the United States.


And this lovely shot of the CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier (still at the dock in Victoria) by Matthew Kerr from his Facebook page

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Retired (2001) British Columbia lighthouse keeper after 32 years on the lights.

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