Tagged: Cookham

The Stanley Spencer Gallery at the top of Cookham High Street.

Tour: ‘Paradise Regained’ at the Stanley Spencer Gallery

The gallery’s latest exhibition coincides with the centenary of the start of WWI and examines the effect the war had on the young artist. Stanley was one of five Spencer brothers, all of whom fought in the Great War; his older brother Sydney died at Epehy in September 1918, and is the only holder of the Military Cross remembered on the Cookham village war memorial.

Temporary signs and fencing prevented cars from driving down the flooded lower road.

Cookham Floods (with pictures) – 11 January 2014

Whatever age you are, there’s nothing more curious than a speed-limit signpost, only its top still dry. The white painted road-markings, which dive down beneath the water-line, are the subject of many a photograph. For me, though, it’s the impossible image of all of this water, somehow made possible by a complex combination of currents and clouds.

THE CRACK OF DAWN: We walked through the few hours of darkness, eventually arriving in Cookham for this sunrise. (Photo: Phil Bray)

Overnight Walk – 23rd June 2012

I joined my friend Phil Bray and a few members of the Parkside Christian Fellowship group, for a walk from 12:00am to 5:00am on Saturday, 23 June 2012. After a lack of information –...

Photo of the Week – 15 May 2011

This Week’s Photo Yes, I admit it: I’m a sucker for sunsets. But they’re gorgeous, aren’t they? There’s nothing like watching the day end, tracing the sun until it disappears behind the silhouetted horizon....