winter

Puddle Hopping Along the Lee Valley

Lee Valley to Canary Wharf on a week day afternoon in January. Impressions: Blue sky, yawning puddles, canal path obstacles, puddle hopping, fascinating reflections, sea gulls circling, orange tree, early lights Question: What obstacles give you positive new perspective? Images: Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and coaching

Taking the Path Along the River Mole in Leatherhead

River Mole in Leatherhead on a week day afternoon in December Impressions: Sun, silhouettes, tree branch shapes, cold, breezeless, blue sky, mud, quiet, freedom, winding paths, flowing, sparkling river, aqueduct.  Long haired grass, brambles, nettles, tall, regal trees. Question: Do you take the worn path or go through the mud and brambles? Images: Find out more …

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Christmas Lights in Granary Square

Granary Square on a week day afternoon in December. Impressions: Cloudy, bleak, grey, subdued lights, tiny lights, coloured lights, Christmas anticipation, loud Christmas tree, damp Question: What is the most interesting Christmas tree you have encountered? Images: Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and coaching

Family Walk at Kew Winter Lights

Kew Winter Lights on a week day evening in December. Impressions: Magic, colour, shapes, creative, discovery, cold, crowded, laughing parents, tired children Question: Do you have a traditional family walk over Christmas? Images: Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and coaching

Rain on Rushmere Green

Rushmere Pond and Green  on a week day afternoon in February. Impressions: Damp, rain spitting, loud birds, mud tracks, flat sky.  A man shouting menacingly at his dog.  Loud birds, a swirl of sea gulls, geese, serene water, rooves reflected in the water.  Wide stretches of grass, trimmed with an edging of parked cars, another layer …

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Paths in Cannizaro Park

Cannizaro Park on a week day afternoon in February. Impressions: Bone chillingly cold, wet, fat raindrops.  Secluded, calming, distant mist, curious, green fountain.  Decorative gardens, small pond, pink wall, red brick, lichen, ivy, moss, wooded.  Cross country running school girls with pony tails in crested sports kits, shepherded by yelling staff, voices echoing around the park. …

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Bushy Park and Protection

Bushy Park on a week day afternoon in February.  Impressions:  Face whipping wind and drizzle.  ‘Don’t feed the deer’ signs, deer droppings, trees boxed in to protect against hungry deer, but no deer to be seen.  Space, expanse, freedom, wide grass, trees.  Opaque sky, wispy, bumpy grass, winter tree branches making lacy silhouettes in the sky. …

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