Sunday, 20 May 2012

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Same river...another day.  


This time at Port MeadowSunday's floodplain meander involved more catching up. Then resting here a little while for liquid refreshment before ambling home.  


I have so many good memories associated with water.  Watching dad fly the model plane he made at Platt Fields in Manchester. Happy childhood holidays on Solveig when he would hide treasure and give us compasses and maps to seek it out and mum would cook delicious meals in the tiny cabin. Taking H for walks along the riverbank every afternoon when we first moved to Oxford and she was a tiny little girl. Then heading home for story time and hot buttered toast.  


Golden days...golden times...new and old...


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14 comments:

  1. What a beautiful place Debby. I am so glad H was able to visit, it's always nice when they come back home!

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    1. It's so calming walking by this section of the river Tracey. Local residents are permitted to let their cattle and horses roam freely on the floodplains and on warm days they wander down the the river and into the shallow parts to cool themselves down. We are so lucky to live not too far away and it's always a perfect day when H is home too.

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  2. Lovely to bump into you here Deb ;) Gorgeous pics ;)

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    1. You too Cherie. Thanks I'll be keeping a look out for your pics too.
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  3. Looks so peaceful. Love the boats.

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    1. It is a very peaceful spot Christi. It can a little busy in the summertime but everyone is in such a good mood and they are picnicking and walking their dogs or sailing on the river or sketching the scenery...a perfect place whatever the weather...

      Thanks for popping by,
      Deb

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  4. What gorgeous photos. So lovely to look at.

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    1. Why thank you Cathy. It was a perfect day.
      Deb

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  5. I so love pictures of boats and water~

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    1. They are so calming aren't they SJ?
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  6. Beautiful photos and the stillness of the water is stunning! Thanks for sharing what a great place to be!

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    1. Why thanks Swanski. I love this part of the river because it's so open and no tow path the banks just slope into the river and there is so much space you feel that you can really open up your lungs and breath deeply...ahh....
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  7. jealous. I love staring at water, there's something so divinely tranquil about staring into your own blurry reflection(:

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    1. And just think Shu Han it's the same river that winds it's way down to you in London! I know what you mean about the tranquility.

      Love the look of you nettle sag by the way...I'll definitely be trying it out.

      Have a good day
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