New Year’s Day – 1st January 2013

In recent years, we’ve tried to get down to Bournemouth on New Year’s Day to blow the cobwebs away at the beginning of the year.

This year, where we’ve all been somewhat under-the-weather, we decided to go over to see the flooding at Henley, rather than venturing too far from home.

The weather was cold and sunny as we parked in the car park near the river and walked down to investigate how high the Thames was.

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Floodwater at Mill Meadows

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High water at the bandstand

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Tree reflections

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Emily

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Holly and Rebekah strolling through the river

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More reflections

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Not a good day for sitting out

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Flooded meadow

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Looking down to the river

Given the chilly morning, we decided to head to the Chocolate Theatre Café for a drink.

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Emily enjoying her hot chocolate

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Rebekah

We enjoyed hot chocolates and the chance to warm up, before heading home.

In the evening, we went over for tea to Mum’s house, having originally intended to go on Boxing Day.

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Emily

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Rebekah

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Holly with her plane from a cracker

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Emily reading her favourite book with Grandma

We had a good day and it was a relatively gentle start to the New Year.

This entry was posted by philhbray.

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