We live in a small English village in the Cotswolds, and we have the River Thames running alongside. We are only about 10 miles or so away from the source of the Thames and when it rains heavily it takes about two days for the river to swell from the upriver water to reach us. … Continue reading Floods on Friday
Merry Christmas from a misty River Thames at Lechlade
Living in the Cotswolds can be a blessing and a nightmare, the latter being mostly caused by summer traffic through our tiny villages and over ancient bridges. But there are many positives too; surrounded by historic medieval churches, Neolithic stone circles, ancient footpaths, Roman villas and ruins, and the old River Thames that runs through … Continue reading WordPress Photo Challenge: The Thames As Tour Guide
Returning from a holiday I usually spend a few days sifting through the hundreds of photos selecting which ones to keep, which ALWAYS makes me recognise the beauty and interest around us all of the time. A famous river, a medieval church, a nature reserve, Georgian architecture, cafes and pubs, meadows and woods. So here … Continue reading We love our village, do you love yours?
A simple post today after a wander around our Cotswolds village pointing my camera upwards. It's amazing how many photos we take with the camera level in streets and towns when there are many interesting things to see above us. Rooftops, chimneys, tiles, signs, you name it all waiting to be noticed. Here's a few … Continue reading Look up with your camera!