Going into town was nervewracking, as the water was coming up so fast I didn't know if we would make it home. Thankfully, we made it, and there were croissants.
Our stream has burst it's banks again
This is the outflow from the bridge
This is downstream a bit, where you usually would have to cross the fence and go down a hill to reach the water
This is the outflow in town. You can't see it very well, but where the water issues thru the 2 arches, it is humped up several inches higher than that just behind the stonework.
normally how we get home, called The Sands.
the garage where they probably won't be doing much on the cars today
the road into our village
floodgates up at the police station..
and down the street a bit.
Our reward for braving the floods. We had to get enough groceries to last a bit, as the rain will continue for the next 2 days.
There are 12 comments, add yours!
Ugh, looks like it was dreadful.
Croissants make everything better.
eeks! that looks really scary - but thankfully you got food to see you through! (croissants look delish!)
croissants look yummy though!
Those flood gates sure beat the sandbags we pile in the doorways.
scary that it might have been difficult to get home!
YIkes, not fun. Glad you got the croissants.
Yikes. Hope the firewood and provisions last!
Do we need to send a boat?
oh dear- I didn't get that it was the stream that burst its banks fro megs pics- so much rain!
tulip, not yet, we'll send up flareskg, I don't know, but they would at least slow it down a lot
Ugh it sucks. Need we send care packages yet?
Kevin and I headed to Clacton-on-Sea today, hoping to repeat our successful visit to the town's airshow last August. The sun was shining, the sky was blue and…
Since this week's theme was "local Markets", I decided to take a walk and have lunch at Toronto's St. Lawrence Market. This market is situated close to Front…
A National Scenic Area :)
- Lynn Margulis
I had day off and decided I'd head to the Mogo Zoo just up the road from my parents place. I'd been there once before with my old 200mm lens. This time I had a…
Back to top
Forgot your password?
By Creating an account, I accept Photoblog’s Terms of Service