It’s officially Summer! I absolutely love this season but Spring is pretty spesh too. There’s something about coming out of the darkness of winter and seeing all the beautiful flowers pop out of their green covers and plant life emerge after hibernating deep in the soil. Apart from the hay fever, it’s pretty near perfect. 

When we returned back from our recent trip to Dubai and Oman, it was a delight to see my garden in flower (sometimes it’s the little things, right)? I am incredibly grateful to my neighbour, Laura, for giving my garden a good water (there’s nothing worse than coming home to dead plants). I was especially worried about a recent gift – this beautiful Hydrangea…. but it survived. Hurrah!

Hydrangea

Here are some of my favourite things about Spring – in pictures! For more fab photos make sure you follow my Instagram and check out my board on Spring (and more) on Pinterest.

IN BLOOM

Clematis

Climbing rose

Cherry Blossom
Cherry Blossom

Daffodils

PARK LIFE
Being able to stand around in sunglasses, getting a little bit of warmth on my skin, as she runs around the playground, is far more pleasant than wearing big coats and gloves, freezing my ass off. I actually enjoy being there, rather than attempting to hurry her along and get somewhere warm. And she has a pretty good time too!

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Mrs T on the climbing frame at the playgroundMrs T having fun at the playground

Park

MUM AND DAUGHTER TIME OUTSIDE
I love hanging out with this little lady. It’s just a relief to open up the doors during Spring and get out and about. I just love the long days!

Wander Mum and Mrs T

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EATING OUTSIDE
A true sign winter is over!

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LONDON LIFE
I just love my home city when the sun is shining. It has such a fantastic atmosphere and the buildings seem to just glimmer with pride.

Buckingham Palace, London
Buckingham Palace
London, Regents Canal
Regents Canal, Angel, London
Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery
Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery
London Cabbies!
Cabbies!

EASTER
As Mrs T gets older, Easter gets a bit more exciting. This year she embraced the “choc, choc” (the religious bit will have to wait). Over Easter we went to the Alps for some last season skiing.  For the last couple of days we got a really good taste of Spring, You can read about our trip here.

Easter Eggs
Someone did well on the egg hunt
Morzine, Portes du Soleil
Morzine in the Spring
Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva

BIRTHDAY
It’s my hubby’s birthday in April. The last couple of years we have gone out for a lovely lunch, just the two of us, in London to celebrate. This year we went to Masterchef judge Marcus Wareing’s restaurant, Marcus, at the Berkeley hotel in Knightsbridge. It was delicious. Thoroughly recommend. We just managed to squeeze down this cake they gave us after we devoured the tasting menu (with wine pairing). After what my hubby has been through during the first part of the year, it was great to get out and celebrate.

Complimentary birthday cake at Marcus Wareing
Happy Birthday Wander Dad!
Coffee and wine...Marcus Wareing, Knightbridge
Ooops…quadruple parked!

Starter, Marcus Wareing, The Berkeley, Marcus, LondonWander Dad and Wander Mum

That is a brief look back at some of my highlights this Spring. Looking forward to the Summer!

Are you a fan of Spring? What do you like most about it? Would love to hear your thoughts. Just comment below.

Some other articles you may like to read

Coram’s Fields: London’s Hidden Gem
Kew Gardens: Does It Live Up To The Hype?Brilliant blog posts on HonestMum.com

The List
Best of Worst

16 Comments on In Pictures: What’s So Great About Spring? 

    • admin
      June 6, 2015 at 9:08 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you! It makes such a difference doesn’t it, being a able to get out and about. Love it xx

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  1. Wave to Mummy
    June 8, 2015 at 11:05 am (3 years ago)

    Oh wow, what a horrible thing you have had to go through with your family! I am glad that your husband is better now, and you are able to celebrate now together, erring those little treats. It really brings home to you doesn’t it that life is so precious and you can’t take any day granted.

    Aside from that – wow what lovely pictures from spring time and aww those gorgeous curls on that little cutie pie 🙂 Lovely 🙂

    Thanks for linking with #mymonthlyroundup 🙂
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    • admin
      June 8, 2015 at 11:29 am (3 years ago)

      Thank you! It was a pretty mental start to the year but he’s doing really well now. You are so right – life is so so precious and sometimes it takes something horrible like that to make you realise. So glad you like the pictures and my little lady. Thanks for hosting #mymonthlyroundup x

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    • admin
      June 8, 2015 at 7:33 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Ashley! Xx

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  2. You Baby Me Mummy
    June 8, 2015 at 8:06 pm (3 years ago)

    What a lovely round up, your park pictures are gorgeous. That food looks amazing! Thanks so much for linking up to #TheList x
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    • admin
      June 8, 2015 at 9:19 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you! The food was excellent!! Thanks for hosting #thelist xx

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    • admin
      June 10, 2015 at 9:05 am (3 years ago)

      Thank you x

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    • admin
      June 10, 2015 at 9:11 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you. Glad you enjoyed it! x

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  3. Helen Gandy
    June 11, 2015 at 1:07 pm (3 years ago)

    What a lovely post, I adore Spring too and I have that exact Clematis in our garden and I love it when it flowers as it’s beautiful. Thanks for linking up to the #bestandworst and hope to see you again next week!!

    Helen X
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    • admin
      June 11, 2015 at 3:33 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you!! It’s a great season! How fab you have the same clematis. I have about 4 in my garden – love them. Thanks for hosting #bestandworst

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  4. al
    June 15, 2015 at 7:55 am (3 years ago)

    Certainly looks like a great spring by the photos. thanks for linking up #bigfatlinky
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    • admin
      June 15, 2015 at 12:05 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Al, was fab xx

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