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Fen Landscape – All Saints Cottenham

The low sun picks out the tower of All Saints, Cottenham, against an approaching stormy sky. Pevsner writes: ‘The one feature one remembers about Cottenham church is the tower with its odd stepped battlements and bulbous ogee pinnacles. It is … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape – Cottenham

Sun setting over North Fen, Cottenham, mid-August 2021.

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Fen Landscape – Cottenham

Low evening sun illuminates trees in bold relief against an approaching leaden sky. Edge of Cottenham, August 2021.

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Fen Landacape – North Fen, Cottenham

It’s too easy to focus on the scale and drama of the skies in the Fens. It’s important to look to the land for the features that help to define this extraordinary landscape.

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Fen Landscape – North Fen, Cottenham

Walking out onto North Fen under a bi-polar sky, yesterday evening.  Clear sky and bright sun to the east; slate skies of an approaching front to the west.  Trees and buildings, hedges and stubble illuminated in a diorama relief.

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Fen Landscape – Cottenham

Early evening walk, Cottenham, 3rd July 2021.

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Fenscape Cottenham

Heavy rain as I was leaving for Cottenham yesterday. I should say, ‘More heavy rain’, as we seem to have it every day. The ground is sodden and wherever we walk the paths are muddy. More record breaking rain in … Continue reading

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Cottenham at Random

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Covid 19 Day 80 10th June 2020

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Covid 19 Day 69 30th May

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Covid 19 Day 55 16th May

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Covid 19 Day 39 30th April

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Fen Landscape 39

View of Great North Fen from the embankment along Cottenham Lode yesterday.  A brilliant April day, sunshine with a cooling breeze.  Swallows skimmed over Lode Farm; a kestrel hunted, flap-glide-hover, along the Lode; a whitethroat sang its scratchy, cross, song … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Day 31 23rd April

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Covid 19 Day 17 9th April

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