Category Archives: Spring

OUT IN THE MID-DAY SUN – AT LAST

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At last the weather is good enough to sit out on the balcony – and a long time in coming. Within the last couple of weeks we’ve had snow in Scotland and sleet here in Central London.

UV rays not withstanding, I love sitting outside with a book and a cold drink, getting my ‘South of France’ type tan. Luckily,  the set of glass-topped table, four armchairs and a sunshade we bought from Argos years ago are still going strong.

BLUEBELLS BEHIND BARS

Bluebells in Central London
Bluebells in Central London

I’m used to seeing bluebells in a more natural habitat – in a bosky wood. But here they are in the patch of ground surrounding this Victorian block of flats in Westminster.

I don’t usually walk this way, though I sometimes park in the Disabled bay further along the street. I was delighted to see this flash of colour,  a reminder that Spring has finally come.

When I’ve walked past before, the area in front of the apartments has been a mixture of tangled greenery interspersed with areas of dry earth. Lovely to be cheered up on my walk back from the bank.