Sunday, 2 May 2021

Perfect Day

I can thank Lou Reed for the blog title, but it wasn't quite the perfect day - As my 150th patch tick still alludes me! But in terms of sunrises on the patch (and I've seen a few in my time) this was as near perfect as you could imagine.

A light frost, not a breath of wind, a cloudless azore blue sky with a low hanging mist and a soft golden glow as the sun gently broke the horizon a few minutes before 6am. I think that kind off paints the picture of how serene it was on Wanstead Flats as I crossed the patch at first light on Saturday morning. For a short time it felt a world away from the sprawl and constant noise of urban north-east London.

In these photos I’ve tried to capture and give you an idea of how majestic that May Day sunrise was...but you really had to be there.

London Sunrise

London Sunrise

London Sunrise

London Sunrise

 

 

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful..prefer the shots without the metalwork though

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  2. Thanks - I too prefer the photos without the metal work, but that metal work is part of Wanstead Flats history & are actually barrage balloon ties from the World War II.

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