There were signs of spring in the garden around the church. Viburnum in the Churchyard at St John's Waterloo Iris Reticulata
London yesterday was bitterly cold but even so there are signs that winter will pass.
Map showing Spa Fields, 1801 The area to the north of the Chapel, Spa Fields, was open countryside in 1790s, and still in 1801. Merlin's Cave, at the top of the hill, was a pub. Spa Fields in the 1790s: a recreation of 1857 by Charles Matthews, looking east…
Wisteria in Clerkenwell My favourite photos of this year are the spring flowers because they were so intensely beautiful. I was prompted by TTT and her response to Bastet's Pixelventures. Lilac in Regent's Park Pink rhododendrons in Greenwich Park Camellias…
Lilac in Greenwich Park Lilac Lilac in Greenwich Park Lilac
It was a heavy, gloomy day in London, misty and damp, but in Greenwich Park the flowers were glowing. I love the scent of rhododendron luteum - sweet, yet fresh. And intricately, architecturally beautiful. Rhododendron Luteum
Sometimes the beauty is so intense I can't quite believe I was holding the camera - Wisteria