South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Walk a mile in my shoes

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Littlehaven Beach, South Shields

How many miles?

Odd things like this washed up on Littlehaven Beach, South Shields puzzle me.

Did the owner ever walk on our beach in South Shields, or did they walk along the coastline in Stavanger, Norway? This one shoe may have drifted for thousands of miles across the oceans of the world before arriving in South Shields harbour, and you have to ask, how did the owner get home with only one (or no) shoes?

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/20 second, f13, iso 800


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Written by curly

January 26, 2009 at 12:01 am

Posted in Beach, Colour, South Shields

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  1. For some reason this shoe gives the illusion to me of being several meters in length, like a shoe lost in the ocean the swelled up to giant proportions while at sea.

    Great image!


    January 26, 2009 at 12:10 am

  2. Makes you wonder doesn’t it! Superb shot Curly. Love it.


    January 26, 2009 at 1:52 am

  3. Hmm! It looks familiar…I wonder if it could be…?!


    January 26, 2009 at 3:47 am

  4. love how this shoe looks enormous!

    ken mac

    January 26, 2009 at 4:23 am

  5. wonderful photo!
    I have to think what happened to the other shoe?!


    January 27, 2009 at 5:13 am

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