The wet weather last week foiled my plans to take photos for another Secrets Of… post, so I just accepted my fate and took photos of the wet weather instead.
I knew exactly where to go to get the sort of views I wanted; the back road from Whitchurch that runs West along the top of the ridge.
This hill is a watershed; streams on the North side feed into the Great Ouse and the water ends up in The Wash. To the South the streams feed the Thames; water from here will go through London.
I enjoyed taking these photos, but I’m looking forward to sunnier weather now it’s Summer.
Aylesbury town centre is still visible through the mist, even though it’s five miles away. The solid block of the council offices is easy to recognise.
This narrow, twisty road lead to Pitchcott and Quainton. Part of this road (beyond the bend) runs along a Roman road.
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