Flooding

Thursday: Gas Mission.

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Abingdon road still under a bit of water, but it’s now receding. I ran out of gas, which means no tea and no hot water. So I went on a gas mission.  

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Tuesday: Floods reach Abingdon Road

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Today, Tuesday. Deepest yet; getting out of my boat I was plunged waist-deep. The river is bringing it to the residents of Abingdon Road. A lunchtime stroll. Street deserted of cars. Very quiet.

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Oxford Flooding: The Cold Light of Monday

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A short lunchtime stroll on Monday after a weekend of flooding. The water is still rising and becoming worryingly strong in places (both in the river and across footpaths thigh-deep).

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BETTER DROWNED THAN DUFFERS

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Give me a cup of tea and a dressing gown and I’m made. Who cares if it’s flooding up to my thighs.

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Flooding in Oxford

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I came home last night and was just about able to make it in wellington boots on tip-toe. Come 1am my landing stage was covered. Up at 7am to check things over and have a stroll. It came up almost to my waist in places. I wouldn’t drink this stuff.

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