1 June 2009

Blooming Ham Lands

Ham Lands is a large continuous mostly wild area that follows the large curve of the river from River Lane, Petersham in the North around to the Hawker Centre in the South. It is the best part of Ham to go for a walk at any time of the year but in Late Spring and Early Summer it is especially magic.

This is the view of Ham Lands from Riverside Drive, somewhere near Croft Way, where the tall grasses and flowers entice you to get lost in the wilderness like pastoral sirens.

A little further South the trees edge closer to the road to join the compelling chorus and only the most stone hearted can resist the temptation to leave urbanity behind to frolic, cavort and romp in the Arcadian paradigm.