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Screenshot of the John Lewis Christmas 2014 advert, starring Monty the Penguin.

Unwrapped: John Lewis Christmas Ad 2014 – 6 November 2014

A common Christmas crisis: finding something suitably special for one’s nearest and dearest, when twelve months earlier it seemed unlikely you’d ever better that ‘one-off’ gift. Imagine, then, the struggle for the ad team at John Lewis, who every year give the Great British public greater and greater offerings.

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.