It’s Springtime, Somewhere…

The unfortunate souls of southern Ontario, of which I am one, are currently enjoying their third bout of winter in about two months; and by “enjoying” of course I mean “suffering”. Unless one lives in Antarctica, I don’t believe one should have to contend with snowstorms, ice on windscreens, and slippery roads in April. And yet here we are! A couple weeks ago spring seemed to be here, but that was short-lived and now it’s depressingly cold and white again. I’ll have to content myself with thoughts of springtime in England– a year ago I was there, but how very far away it seems now! I hope you enjoy this collection of photos from that lovely springtime holiday. I don’t know when spring is coming, but I am sure that it’s getting closer every day!

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Lush green grass outside the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

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St. James’s Park looks beautiful in the springtime, with crops of daffodils alongside the water and all kinds of geese and ducks wandering around

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Flowers like these never die, regardless of the season

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A stately home is made even more lovely with roses out front

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Plants thrive in the leafy environs of Highgate Cemetery

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Tulips and crocuses (I think) are a classic springtime mix at the Geffrye Museum

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Kensington Palace has breathtaking grounds which can be enjoyed by everyone. England is such a marvellous place!!


3 thoughts on “It’s Springtime, Somewhere…

  1. I second that, Britain really is a great place especially in the spring time. We’ve not had snow at all this year, and the winter has been so mild we’ve had flowers out pretty much since January!

    • Lucky you! I’m quite envious, really wish I were back in England again. Most people I know go to Florida or Mexico during wintertime, but I’d much prefer the UK!! And I almost forget what flowers look like… I hope our weather will go England’s way before too long! Thanks for the comment.

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