I have been going to beaches for many years.
As a child it was with my Father and from the start I was always picking things up of interest and keeping them, from bottle tops to broken clay pipes.
The item I have put at number ten was one of my earliest finds and to be honest it wasn't a beach find as such.
We had parked up near the Middleton side of the ferry and Old Lifeboat Station to go onto the beach. This area no longer exists due to changes in the harbour layout.
I was just South of the Life boat Station and noticed it on the floor in the dark gravel, dust and cinders that seemed to be in that area...
PLASTIC!; the litter of today. I picked up plastic back in the late 1960's!
It has cracked and dulled with time a little life myself.
But here it is...