Topic: West Sussex

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Pagham Harbour, August 2001

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Pagham Harbour's just north of Selsey Bill, or about 7km from Chichester as the crow flies.

The first time I went there I walked the scenic route, walking down the canal and then deciding to just keep going until I got to the sea.  Needless to say, this time we went a more conventional way, on a bus!

Fishbourne 2

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Taking the folks to see the inlet at Fishbourne.  Not quite as wet as before...  Features my first attempt at digiscoping, before that was even a thing.

Blues on the Farm, 2001

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A night out with the gang from work.  I was off the beer, but the others made up for it!

Foggy's House

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I don't think Foggy wanted us going to his house. Ever. So we got fed up waiting for the house warming that was never going to happen, and invited ourselves in. And took pictures to prove we'd been.

Fishbourne

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On Saturday 20th(?) January 2001 the weather was very clear (and so quite cold), but after doing the weekly shop decided I couldn't miss this opportunity and decided to walk to Fishbourne from Chichester. Perhaps going in my flying jacket and trainers was a little inadvisable after all the rain we'd had in previous months - although there hadn't been much rain in recent days, the fields were still completely saturated with water and early optimistic sod-hopping (jumping from tuft of grass to tuft of grass to try and stay out of the water) soon gave way to trudging along with wet and muddy feet. I think it was well worth it in the end though.

Chichester Flooding

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During the Winter of 2000/2001 the South of England was hit by some of the worst flooding on record. Armed with a new digital camera I decided to try and capture how this affected the city where I lived, Chichester.

The city didn't flood in the end, but only because drastic measures were taken to move the water using a series of pipes stretching across the city.  Including cutting right across the main road into town, with traffic going over a makeshift wooden bridge.

Arundel from a moving train

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Although I bought the camera at the computer show in October ostensibly to capture images of that show, I was thinking of getting a camera for some time.

After seeing some lovely sunrises around the Arundel area on the train to London each morning, I knew that I had very little time before the clocks changed back to GMT and I wouldn't be able to capture these images for some time - if indeed I ever got the chance again, with the rains causing morning mists I might not get the same views when everything had a chance to dry out. As it was it took me until just a few days before the clocks went back before the conditions were right to take my first shots. Bear in mind all of these are taken through the window of a moving train.