Tag: sunshine

Waking up to sunlight…

One of my (many) quirks is my preference to sleep with the curtains open. It's definitely not an exhibitionist thing, a we're barely overlooked here at home. And it's really only applicable in the Spring and Summer. It's just that I just love being woken up by sunlight. It's gentler than any harsh alarm and wakes ...

Ten things that make me happy

I recently got tagged by Fed to write my own version of his post '10 things that make me happy". But I got the notification while I was lying on the beach in Sitges, so there was no way I was going to touch the keyboard until I was back here in London. As for ...

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Bokan: Taking in Canary Wharf from above

While out for a walk around the Isle of Dogs in the Spring sunshine this afternoon, we stumbled across our new neighbour - Bokan, on the 38th floor of the Novotel on Marsh Wall. I'm so glad I was persuaded to make the trip upstairs, both to check out the marvellous views over Canary Wharf ...

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Two days of sun?!

Amaze-balls! It got up to 25C here this afternoon and I enjoyed as much of the sun as I possibly could. I kicked off with a training run which, in hindsight, wasn't a superb idea. While I've previously trained in as much as 28C and direct sunlight in Spain, I was well-hydrated and ran with ...

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Go home, weather. You’re drunk.

Seriously? It's 31st October and it's 21C and sunny in Central London. Whaaaa? Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining. I checked the weather before I left home and wasn't caught out. I also managed to fit in two lovely long walks in the sun between meetings. From More London, across Tower Bridge and up ...

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Sunshine on the Thames

Walking across London Bridge on Wednesday evening, I just had to stop and check out the view. The sun was beginning to set and the reflections on the water were stunning. A superb view down the river towards Tower Bridge. I looked around and noticed I wasn't the only one taking in the view. People were ...

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Taking the sun…

@FrankDJS and I taking a break from some retail therapy to enjoy the London sun... yet another "selfie". I think I'm getting addicted to taking photos of myself with the iPhone.