Now for some summer rain

August 9, 2018

Much needed rain
The long hot summer cooled in the last 36 hours, and this evening hailstones fell, followed by a shower that caused ground water to collect in the usual places. That included the bus lay by on High Street, in Abingdon;
Much needed rain
the end of the Abbey Close near that pointed thing celebrating the millennium;
Much needed rain
and a trolley park in the Waitrose carpark.
Much needed rain
Over recent weeks the countryside has seen a contrast between the oaten grass and green plants with deeper roots. But two trees are suffering a premature autumn at the recently rebuilt Abbey Meadow play area. Perhaps their roots have not had a chance to get established.

More rain is forecast.

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2 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. John Breda  |  August 10, 2018 at 8:24 am

    The bus layby on high street is an embarrassment. Nowhere for the elderly to sit, and and it is in need of some serious redecoration.

  • 2. Daniel  |  August 10, 2018 at 10:27 am

    Although we pay for the upkeep of such things JB, we are in fact expected to carry out such work ourselves.

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