The Floods

  • Shiplake College students kindly helping us out on a Saturday afternoon in February 2014 by delivering much needed supplies of logs for the fire. We had no heating because the LPG couldn't be delivered so the fires in the bar were essential
  • Shiplake College students kindly helping us out on a Saturday afternoon in February 2014 by delivering much needed supplies of logs for the fire. We had no heating because the LPG couldn't be delivered so the fires in the bar were essential
  • Shiplake College students kindly helping us out on a Saturday afternoon in February 2014 by delivering much needed supplies of logs for the fire. We had no heating because the LPG couldn't be delivered so the fires in the bar were essential
  • Shiplake College's truck of logs to the rescue. The college made three deliveries in one afternoon to stock up our supplies
  • Gregg Davies, headmaster of Shiplake College, demonstrating the art of log-splitting
  • The students having a go
  • Shiplake College students learning how to split logs
  • More log splitting
  • January 2014. The levels are higher than ever, over 3 feet at the bottom of the car park
  • January 2014. Check out the depth against the swing and slide
  • January 2014. A view over the rockery in the garden, over the brook and fencing completely submerged, into the excavated field
  • January 2014. The car park and garden
  • January 2014.  This is our car park and garden
  • January 2014.Looking across the car park and garden into the excavated field in the triangle
  • January 2014. The levels are higher than ever with water seeping into the ground floor for the first time ever.
  • A view from a helicopter, December 2012 with the pub at the bottom of the photo
  • A panoramic shot of Sonng Eye in the floods, December 2012. The pub is to the left.
  • A panoramic view of our car park and garden in the December flood.
  • the Flowing Spring nestling at the bottom of the Chilterns with the water meadows looking towards Shiplake well and truly under water.
  • Boxing Day 2012
  • Our two resident swans enjoying the pub garden extension to their stream
  • The Flood, November 25 2012
  • The Flood, November 25 2012
  • Hazel tethering the duck to the willow tree, November 25 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 25 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 27 2012
  • The Flood, November 28 2012