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Spring Awakening (Part 1)

Posted in - london, photography on April 7th 2011 9 Comments

Spring has officially come to London. Just last week it was gloomy and cold, but scattered flowers and new green leaves signaled that dark and gloomy winter was finally on its way out. It was 73 degrees (F) today. I opened my window and briefly wondered whether London had swapped weather with California (my mom emailed me to say it’s only in the 40s there). With such blue skies and warm sunshine, it’s hard to stay inside working on papers, so I decided to join my friend Riikka for a stroll in St James’ Park before heading over to campus for a meeting. Of course such a day called for some photos!

Tomorrow is supposed to be just as warm, so Riikka and I are meeting for lunch and heading to Hyde Park for part two of the Spring Awakening photo session. I can’t wait for summer!

St James' Park, LondonSt James' Park, London

As of now (9) people have had something to say...

  • Riikka - Reply

    April 7, 2011 at 12:50 am

    Hooray for hipster photos!

    • Kendra - Reply

      April 7, 2011 at 8:52 am

      haha, always!

  • Sylvia Kodis - Reply

    April 7, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    Ahhhhh! You can always tell when spring is here, the ice cream line is way too long! Love all the photos!

    • Kendra - Reply

      April 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm

      yesss! and thanks!

  • Anika - Reply

    April 15, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Ah, sweetheart, thank you so much for sharing! I adore London and spring in London is just amazing. I went to London this February, and coming from minus 20 celsius to a lovely plus 7 celsius had me feeling giddy with joy lol. You booth look lovely, and I hope there will be lots more lovely warm days for you to enjoy :)

    • Kendra - Reply

      April 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm

      Thanks, Anika! 7 feels cold to me, being from California, but I’m getting used to it! xx

  • Danielle White - Reply

    April 19, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    What camera do you use Kendra?

    • Kendra - Reply

      April 19, 2011 at 3:46 pm

      I use a canon g11 (and an iphone 4)

      • Danielle White - Reply

        April 20, 2011 at 1:06 pm

        how do you get the effects on after, to make them look like your using an older camera? x

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