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Tidal Flats

mud, sludge, slime, our plans awry

as yon cool, clear depths beckon,

we try and we try, to escape the squelching clod;

as muds tenacious stickiness embalms, to now reckon. 36 more words

Down by the river: Greenhithe; March 2015

Shots from the riverside at Greenhithe. The QE bridge looks delicate and quite serene from here; a contrast to the experience of driving over it. The river is wide here, the riverside a mixture of industry and the sort of new developments that allow grudging access to the riverbanks. Asda trolleys abound.


Down by the river: Gravesend; March 2015

A look at the Thames at Gravesend, early-ish on a Friday morning.


Thames Foreshore / Camera Test; March 2015

I finally cracked and bought a new Fuji. The X100T should, I hope, wean me off the iPhone through a) fitting in a coat pocket, b) auto-focusing enough to catch my daughter on the move. 47 more words


The River and the Source

My friend, Kevin ‘Avalanch’ Owagah has shared a post on Facebook that has reminded me of my work with children. It has, in the end challenged and shook me to the core. 542 more words

Writing By James Ouma