Just Another Walk in the Park!

Just Another Walk in the Park!

Have had a lousy week with a cold. Sniffles, cough , wheezing … all exacerbated by asthma. A walk in fresh air, however dull it was out there, seemed like a restorative idea. I wasn’t even going to take pictures, but soon the beauty of the trees and the fun of the dinosaurs took over. It was still lovely. I clicked!

Again I noticed that moorhens are brown … are they young or is it the season?

There remained splashes of colour in the growing wintry trees, and reflections in the still water were as magical as ever. I never tire of them.

Up and over the hilly path were yet more views through trees, of the dinosaurs.

I love the juxtaposition of berried Holly and autumnal Oak leaves.

Pigeons/Stoggies, have found a new roost here, across the other side of the lake.

We passed an intrepid group of ‘artists’ sitting in the cold …..

… and the beech tree, which had dangled such a beautiful bouquets of bright leaves on another outing, was now all but bare.

A chattering school party walked past the Sports Stadium, as we began to make our way back home.

I don’t like the cars parked in the park … I think that they spoil the tree views, but hey ….. I can cover them up in collages !

We strode across the green towards the expensive ‘Christmas Trees for Sale’ in a little compound surrounded with festive, twinkling lights; under a Plane Tree, already decorated with its own Christmas balls, past the Station and home again.

Anne ….. December 6th , 2017

4 Responses

  1. Profile photo of cilla cilla says:

    Oh Anne. We didn’t know you were feeling rough but good to hear you are on the mend :good: There is still lots of colour in your park and your photos, as usual, are beautiful. I think you need a glass of something medicinal now ;-) :drink:

  2. Profile photo of gertie gertie says:

    Thank you Cilla … I’m sorry I didn’t say, but I felt too fed up … okay now. Will definitely have a hot toddy near bedtime … helps enormously ;-) :lol: :rose:

  3. It’s good to have such a walk you can go on, Anne. It never ceases to amaze me how much open space London has. I’m not a Royalist, yet I dread to think how this country would look if, for example, the Royal Parks hadn’t been made public places…

  4. Profile photo of gertie gertie says:

    It’s true Jane … there really are many lovely parks around, an about a mile down the road is the Country Nature Reserve made from where there used to be a sewerage works many moons ago. There are still big trees dotted around too, many left from the Great North Woods. :good: :rose:

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