• A blackbird sang in a Bloomsbury square

    Blackbird in the snow courtesy of Sue Tranter (rspb-images.com) Cold, hard rain hit my face on the cycle ride in to work this morning, but the clear and loud song of a blackbird from a garden square in Bloomsbury is my over-riding memory of the commute.

    It's clarity and volume stood out from the rumble of London, adding a touch of magic to the usual soundtrack.  It's these unexpected exposures to nature that make urban living so great. We must all have memories of lazy Sunday…

    • 18 Apr 2012