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Monthly Archives: December 2012

I scoured the marsh and Hoo Wood for a bloom to end the year. This gorse bloom is all there is. I saw a cherry tree with a few new blossoms, but I couldn’t get close enough to take a photograph.

30th December 2012: Today’s weather was overcast; it has been one of the drier days of late. I was rained-on three times, but for short periods only. The River Stour roared noisily over the stone boulder weirs. Upstream, I gauged the water flow by watching empty and part filled plastic bottles bobbing and pirouetting in the thick brown, churning soup. The Stour was within inches of breaking its banks again. Most of… Read More


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