16 thoughts on “A foggy day at Kew Gardens

  1. Molly November 20, 2010 / 9:33 am

    I love the mysterious mood that foggy pictures convey! All of these are just terrific, but my favorites are the gate in the distance (leaves me wondering what is behind it) and the next to last photo: the statue is so clear and crisp in contrast to the obscure background.

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  2. LifetimeReader November 20, 2010 / 9:38 am

    What wonderful photographs! I'm with Molly: the fog expresses so much and makes it all the more fascinating.

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  3. music-books-steve November 20, 2010 / 10:24 am

    And now you have the back cover “author's photo” for your brooding, melancholy memoir when you publish it.

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  4. JoAnn November 20, 2010 / 11:05 am

    Stunning photos! The one with the gate in the distance is my favorite, too.

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  5. Daniel-Halifax November 20, 2010 / 4:35 pm

    Gracious these are gorgeous! Lord knows I love my fog!

    I've just spent a good portion of the hour reading, from your blog and the others, about your meet-up! So jealous! Sounds like an absolutely perfect day. Now off to look for plane tickets to London!

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  6. Francine Gardner November 20, 2010 / 7:23 pm

    Such beautiful images, I just love the fog, it feels mysterious somehow

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  7. jane November 20, 2010 / 7:38 pm

    What absolutely stunning photos! That third one made me laugh because I would imagine anyone who has spent a winter in London would know that that's where it was, despite the fact that you can really see almost nothing in it at all – which is exactly how you know!

    Beautiful 10th photo too – they almost look like sea creatures.

    Wonderful photos of what sounds like a magical experience.

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  8. Coffee and a Book Chick November 20, 2010 / 9:06 pm

    These pictures have a Gothic and haunting feel to it…I'm starting to think that I need to pick up Rebecca right about now.

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  9. lyn November 20, 2010 / 11:38 pm

    Gorgeous photos, Thomas. thank you for sharing them with us. I'm glad you had such a wonderful time in London.

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  10. Ash November 21, 2010 / 1:43 am

    These photographs are absolutely beautiful. I adore fog (even more if it's in London– my favorite city in the world!).

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  11. Jessica November 21, 2010 / 7:55 am

    The fog makes the place look like the scene of a haunted mansion LOL

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  12. agoodstoppingpoint November 21, 2010 / 9:32 pm

    Awesome photos! I love the close-up photos of the plants and flowers.

    – Christy

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  13. Paperback Reader November 22, 2010 / 8:40 am

    I have yet to make it to Kew, which is shocking.

    Fabulous photos (John).

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