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Sunday, 18 March 2012

Shadows in Gower Hey Woods

Here is where Gower Hey Brook disappears under a culvert near Swains Valley. It eventually emerges on the far side of Dowson Road.

See how it looked in Autumn 2009.

View the opposite direction on Hyde DP Xtra.

A contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday.


  1. That's an interesting cage around the concrete culvert. Such a lovely path for a walk!

  2. Great shadow shot for the day and what a lovely place to walk! Enjoy your weekend!


  3. Quite a contrast between the two photos. I love the little pops of green, as spring arrives!

  4. What a difference a couple of seasons makes! The almost spring view is tantalizing in that the warmer weather growth means that the seasonal change is nigh. The total green will be such a treat!

  5. A dungeone?

    The season really make open my thoughts. Look at the green grass compare to the dreary gray stones?
    With some whisk of sun rays? Fenomenal.

    Happy SSS,

  6. what a lovely place - shadowy woods in Spring seem to be such a lovely theme this week...

  7. what are the brick laying on the side from...was there a wall or walk way?? very shadowy path.

  8. Beautifully captured. Thank you for your beautiful contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday 2.

    Finding Beauty in a shadow. Have a blessed Sunday.


  9. Looks like a small wild animal's cage jammed between 2 concrete slabs! And looks like a lot of rubble has been left there - as if something was semi-built after ripping out all the ground cover in your earlier photo! The shadows give a lovely texture to the scene!

  10. Circa 1994 the culvert blocked and the water backing up in Gower Hey Woods caused a lake to form and paths became impassable. It took several weeks before the blockage was removed and the waters subsided.

  11. This looks like a place to go to get away from it all--except for the shadows, of course. You just can't get away from shadows, except in a pitch-black room!

    Cactus Shadows