Yesterday was magical.
Sometimes the best experiences come from spontaneous plans! I was chatting with my friend @robynkristenallan about the snow late on Monday night. She said the snow in London was still super thick, and consequently, I was craving to spend some time immersed in the wintery scenes.
And so, we decided to meet first thing the next morning. I was en route to a brand shoot in Essex and so we met in Epping Forest and went for a snowy adventure.
I was blown away by just how much snow there was! The deep blanket of snow covered everything else, while the main roads remained clear.
It has been ages since I've seen snow like this in the UK. What I adored most of all was how all of the branches, no matter how deep they were in the forest, had around an inch of snow on them.
Snow like this creates a serene feeling, dampening the sound of the city and making the forest quiet.
Robyn wanted me to see a viewpoint, and we hiked for about an hour to get there. The last hill had about 6 inches of snow, making it feel like we were almost climbing over it.
She told me to turn around, and behold, there it was—the iconic cityscape of London running from the towers at Docklands all the way into central London.
It always blows my mind how much nature there is within the M25, hard to believe we were only a few miles from the city centre!
I'm forever grateful to Robyn for these memories, as they were just glorious!
I was cursing my car today, the MOT was booked, otherwise I'd have gone back up again today!
I wonder if its beauty still lingers today or if it has succumbed to the gentle touch of melting.
Regardless, I consider myself incredibly lucky to have witnessed such beauty!
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