The gardens of the stilt houses in Mill Paddock have been attracting a lot of attention with the floods.
Nearby, at St Helen’s Mill, there have been people from the Environment Agency pumping out water from behind the flood protection wall.
The water level is almost up to the level of the wall of the Margaret Brown Gardens.
The River Thames may have only gone up a small amount since yesterday but to do that it has to cover a huge area of flood plain on the other bank.
Hales Meadow, the home of the Abingdon Vale Cricket Club, has known floods like this during many winters and occasional summers.
There was no way to walk down the road to the Marina Park. The Marina car park is hidden behind these swans, and the road to the car park would go over the top of a wellington boot.
On the other side of the A34, Rosemary says ‘our plot at Wildmoor Allotments isn’t looking too great!’