Tag Archives: Breydon Water

Top of the Tide

There is a moment of stillness in the estuary when it seems the water is undecided which way to flow. This day the stillness is aided by an extraordinary lack of wind. Alexanders were brought to Britain by the Romans … Continue reading

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At the Back-End of Great Yarmouth

Ah! Released from my comfortable prison… fresh air. I took the camera out for a walk, although only as far as Breydon Water which, as I said on yesterday’s post, is the estuarine confluence of three rivers. And here are … Continue reading

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Come Hell and High Water

The camera and I walked out this week, although only as far as Breydon Water, the estuarine confluence of rivers Yare, Waveney and Bure. And there, from the dryness of the flood-defence bank, I did spy… Weathered, another title achieved … Continue reading

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The Plot

I live between river and sea, potential enough to fulfil Maria’s Antonia’s #2020picoftheweek challenge title of Water. I have folders full of photos of water… placid water, for the refective surfaces fascinate me. But what I liked here was the … Continue reading

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Harbinger of Spring

I was out on Wednesday, a walk alongside the estuary known as Breydon Water. As you can see, the tide was high. And look what I saw… And… Which was enough to make me think Spring is on its way! … Continue reading

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Sunday Post Extra: After the Rain

The totally bizarre effect of sunshine after the rain on a mudflat, the tide rapidly ebbing. The interesting thing is how much the mud is greening this year, something I didn’t notice at the time of taking the photo. I … Continue reading

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A Liminal Time

Where land becomes sea; when day becomes night; when the tide rests at its height: these are liminal times and liminal places where the veil that hides the Other-World becomes a permeable thing and allows the magic to slip through. … Continue reading

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Light on the Water

Some days when I take the camera out the light falls just right for capturing the finer details on close-ups of plants. Other times the brush needs to be broader … The sun had been up for about four hours … Continue reading

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An Apprentice Ship

So I left the house at quarter-to-eight, turned right into the row (that’s a very narrow lane to you, speciality of Gt Yarmouth), to meet up with my daughter who was waiting for me on the farside of the river … Continue reading

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Beside the . . . Sea?

Living on the coast, it’s easy for me to walk down to the beach on these hot July days. Yet I don’t. I prefer to be out of the noise—the babies crying, kids yelling and screaming, parents shouting, amusement arcades … Continue reading

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