The Book Case – Flooded

Judith Barrow

When I saw on television the damage that the floods have caused over the last few weeks I realised how lucky we’ve been in this part of Pembrokeshire. There have been some heartbreaking images and stories of people being forced out of their homes, of businesses, livelihoods being lost.  But, recently, it was one photograph in a newspaper that stayed with me.

The BookcaseIt was in an article in The Guardian under  the headlines “Leading authors join drive to help flood-hit Yorkshire bookshop.” Well known authors were being asked to donate their books for auction to raise funds for a local independent book shop, The Book Case in Hebden Bridge which, before the floods looked like this:

I love Yorkshire; I originally came from a village there. We’ve had many holidays walking in the Yorkshire Dales.  Hebden Bridge is a town we’ve visited .I couldn’t get the image of that shop and…

View original post 223 more words

4 thoughts on “The Book Case – Flooded

  1. Flooding is such a mess… on so many levels. I’ve been lucky to live on high ground. I nearly made my home in the “Olde Town” area, and not knowing (when I arrived) that it gets flooded frequently. Huge hugs to you.

    Like

    • The flooding seems to have taken a lot of areas by surprise, Teagan. We live on a hill as well, if we were flooded the whole village would be underwater! We are so lucky here. I was going to visit my mother tomorrow but floods are forecast again in Lancashire and Yorkshire for the next two days.Jxxx

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s