Monday, 5 January 2009

In the Wood


One of the advantages of living in the ‘wood is that we are still only 25 minutes from Central London. As the tube train strains up the hill out of the metropolis the passengers feel the fresh, cool rush of air into the compartment, a sudden atmospheric change from the sultry fumes and dust of the city streets, the streetlights fall away and some stars can be seen. I love returning from a stunning opera at the ENO or a late night viewing at the Tate Modern and walking home inhaling the scent of spring, sweet night time smells like our front hedge shrub honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida) or linden (Tilia cordata) blossom. The photograph was taken at our local tube station on such an evening.

2 comments:

Jan (Thanks For 2 Day) said...

Sounds rather nice, Faye. I've never been to England but my husband has.

Woodland Fay said...

Thanks Jan, where about in the world are you? I tried leaving a comment on your blog, but the music keeps refreshing and stopping me clicking on leave comment button.