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Along the edge of the river; before early closing and the turn of the tide

December 23, 2013

I have recently learned to re-blog . When I started this journey my readers and followers were few; some of my early attempts to impress the WWW have been left unread. In a bid to address this I will re-blog a post or two … 🙂

Coat Hanger Doll's House

The hamble the shop is just beyond the hotel on the top right.  I have walked up from a boat yard a mile or so from the right

This was a convenient way to ‘somewhere’ and back again. Every week, at 10 years old, I did the family shop at a grocery store at Lower Swanwick.  I was to take this journey along the Hamble, from our houseboat at Crableck until we moved into a house 2 years later.

The Hamble flows from the Southampton water and is subject to a double tide; first the tide flows from English Channel into the Solent between the mainland and the Needles then it flows from the east around the opposite end of the island up the Solent from Portsmouth. While, this has a positive value to the Southampton Docks and the ships coming and going, the constant flux on the shoreline was trying for the vulnerable users

There was no clear path, any foot prints were washed away with the tide and covered with debris depending on the season and…

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 24, 2013 6:29 pm

    Now I can understand Dear!!!! Amazing place and amazing photo!!!!!!

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