Tag Archives: River Thames
Under a Blood Red Sky……
The lines of a U2 song are ringing in my head after last night’s sunset! It was stunning!
We have been very lucky since we have come back from our holidays as the weather has been lovely & spring is most definitely here. The sun has been shining & we have been out for some great walks.
The River Thames in Flood; Weybridge & Walton, January 9th 2014
Today the sun shone so I took Wilson out and we took some photos of the floods. The water is nearly as high as it was in 2003! This is how high the water came in Weybridge. The river started … Continue reading
River Levels Rising!
Our horrible wet weather is continuing (except mine & Peter’s weather will definitely improve from Tuesday!) There are flood warnings all over the country, and today there are 10 around the area of the Thames near where we live.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Portrait or Landscape
I love the new series of posts devoted to photography as visual storytelling. I read this week’s post ‘Finding the Best Shot – Portrait or Landscape‘ and was having a conversation with Jeff Sinon about taking both landscape and portrait … Continue reading
Today I was taking photos of Wilson playing stick at one of his favourite beaches on the Thames near our house, and I saw some lovely geese. Our common geese are the larger Canada Geese so it is nice to … Continue reading
Travel Theme; Time
When in London, one of the top places to visit is Big Ben. The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell. The … Continue reading
The River Thames in Flood, Weybridge, Walton & Port Hampton
Further to my recent posts about the river flooding in Weybridge and Walton, I have now found my photographs from the last big flood. In December 2002 and January 2003 the Thames began to flood near where we live. I … Continue reading
All is sunny on New Years Day :-)
A beautiful sunny New Years Day in Weybridge, so Wilson got a great walk & I got to play with my camera. The river is still in flood, but the water has gone down a bit. No chance of getting … Continue reading
Wilson’s daily swamp hunt – Desborough Island
We brought Wilson for a walk on Desborough Island today, a man made Island created when the ‘Desborough Cut’ was dug in 1935 order to improve flow and ease navigation on the river. The cut has helped to alleviate flooding … Continue reading