Winter sunshine

We haven’t been out much over the last three days, partly because Tigger has had a sore throat and hasn’t felt on top form. We did make a few short forays out, though, and these were quite pleasant, enhanced by the lovely sunny weather we have been enjoying, despite the cold.

White Conduit Street

On New Year’s day, most shops and cafes were closed but the Millennium Cafe in Chapel Market was open so we breakfasted there. Afterwards, we walked through White Conduit Street where the second-hand shop was securely shuttered.

On Saturday, we were a little late in getting started and took the bus along Essex road.

Essex Road

We found a cafe open where we had brunch and then we returned to Angel where we found Sainsbury back in action but with gaps on the shelves – a besetting sin of that company.

Today we set out towards Kings Cross, passing Claremont Square, damp but sunlit, on the way.

Claremont Square, damp but sunlit

We thought of visiting the Station Cafe at Kings Cross but when we got there, we found it closed. A few yards along is the Regent Quarter, a rebuilt area where new businesses are setting up.

Camino, Regent Quarter

In there we found the Camino, a Spanish cafe-restaurant offering an Anglo-Spanish vegetarian breakfast.

Gateway to the Regent Quarter

The rear gateway entrance to the Regent Quarter with its modern but well designed ironwork, leads to the Caledonian Road.

View along Caledonian Road

The combination of brightness and shadow from the low winter sun in Caledonian Road made an attractive picture. I almost forgot the cold!

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About SilverTiger

I live in Islington with my partner, "Tigger". I blog about our life and our travels, using my own photos for illustration.
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2 Responses to Winter sunshine

  1. Agnes says:

    Love these pictures! Sunny + cold, love it.
    My first time here, by the way.
    Happy new year 🙂

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