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Winter brings floods to Layham & Hadleigh

Some years we appear to have a considerable amount more wet weather than others. During these times, Layham takes on a new look, and indeed, the whole area does. This year was one of the wetter ones, although not the worst we have seen. Here are some of the images I have taken when we have experienced large rainfalls. The seat in the conservation area. You needed wellingtons to reach it, and the view was a bit different from normal. Where does the river start or finish? The path through the trees is flooded, but the odd oasis produces the occasional surprise. ... such as crocuses still managing to produce some colour. .... and snowdrops. It's as well that this house is standing on pillars of brick, although this year the water was not quite as deep but near enough. Facing the other way, the garden? and tennis court of the neighbours property. The water as it thunders under the bridge and down the overflow beside the b

A winters day in January

We expect to have January as a cold, sometimes snowy, month. There are things to photograph which are interesting, and often just eye catching, such as these cobwebs in fences and railings.  Cobwebs adorn the railings and nearby fences  The first showing of snowdrops on the roadside  Believe it or not, these Velvet Shank Fungi (Flammulina velutipes), spotted on a nearby tree.  And an image of a tree in the mist. First image in the mist, second one on a sunny day with a NIk Effex filter applied.  Home      Forward       Back