Photo album Newsworthy

(Former) St. Gregory’s R.C. School, Camberley

When I heard of the great ruckus surrounding the potential demolition of my pre-junior school in Surrey, I decided to return while I was in the U.K. to make sure that I had some photos to remember it by. Read more and see a complete gallery of photos at Permanent Tourist.

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The White Rat Cat

Graffiti as art on the walls of a disused pub in Liverpool, photographed on a trip to visit Jo in November 2004 and now hanging as a photograph on our wall at home. The painting is by reknowned street artist Banksy, whose work has recently been reported in the British "Daily Mail" newspaper as having […]

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Heavy, violent storms are sweeping across central Switzerland in the evenings at the moment, with the worst one (last night) bringing lumps of hail the size of chicken eggs. The hail was falling so heavily and lying so thick on the streets, that it was still around this morning in Interlaken, where the damage was […]

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Heavy, violent storms are sweeping across central Switzerland in the evenings at the moment, with the worst one (last night) bringing lumps of hail the size of chicken eggs. The hail was falling so heavily and lying so thick on the streets, that it was still around this morning in Interlaken, where the damage was […]

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Heavy, violent storms are sweeping across central Switzerland in the evenings at the moment, with the worst one (last night) bringing lumps of hail the size of chicken eggs. The hail was falling so heavily and lying so thick on the streets, that it was still around this morning in Interlaken, where the damage was […]

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Heavy, violent storms are sweeping across central Switzerland in the evenings at the moment, with the worst one (last night) bringing lumps of hail the size of chicken eggs. The hail was falling so heavily and lying so thick on the streets, that it was still around this morning in Interlaken, where the damage was […]

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Splashed

A house in Brienz, showing the massive splash marks caused when a mudslide – at the level of the doorway – hit the back of the building. The building itself is to be demolished to clear a safer path next to the Glyssibach.

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Locals spectate as the water races through Unterseen, where the intercity trains usually come through.

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Sandbags directing the current and stopping it from continuing down this road into the main part of Interlaken.

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Train workers try to pump water from the tracks alongside the Thunersee, whilst the Intercity inches through.

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The sign tells that these parking spaces are reserved for ship personnel and the lake police. Guess they’re used to getting wet feet.

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Looks as though the train home might be delayed… :-)

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The quai in Brienz at lunchtime today, after three days of unbroken rain.

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