5 signs spring has sprung in Islington

 

It may not be officially Spring until Monday, but thanks to a warm spell Islington is already enjoying longer, sunnier days. Here’s five signs spring has sprung:

  1. The daffodils are out in force.
Photo credit: Max Ramsay

Photo credit: Max Ramsay

These yellow beauties are popping up all over the place. This lovely lot can be found in Spa Fields.

  1. Lunch breaks are moving outside.

Photo credit: Matteo Moschella

Forget the sad salad at the desk, now’s the time to eat al fresco. Take a leisurely lunch.

  1. Camellias are starting to appear.

 

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These delicate pink camellias were spotted on St. John’s Street, proving nature can bloom even in the middle of the city.

  1. The ice cream van’s in town.

 

Photo credit: Calum Wilson

Photo credit: Calum Wilson

If you can outrun a hungry child, get down to Northampton square and you might find the elusive ice cream van, emerging from a long winter hibernation.

  1. Regent’s Canal is shining again.

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It’s not the clearest of waters, but when it’s reflecting the trees in the sunshine, Regent’s Canal can be beautiful.

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