It rained on the day when we visited Richmond Park. We learned from the guidebook that it is huge, but we didn't have a clear idea how huge it is.
Seeing joggers race by and cars whiz by, it dawned on us that we probably needed a car as well.
Fortunately we were not alone. There is Poet's Corner in the park where the winning works of a poetry competition among children and teenagers are posted. The theme is on Richmond Park. It was especially poetic to read them in the rain.
The Brits love to leave a few words in remembrance of their beloved on the benches in parks.
The flowers that bloom like fireworks can be seen everywhere in London in summer.
Suddenly we spotted a huge sloping grassland.
Though in the end I didn't have a chance to visit the Bronte Country, where the story Wuthering Heights take place, we could experience the bleakness portrayed in the novel as the rain turned heavier.
Somehow this branch is reminiscent of the performance of Cloud Gate.
The Georgian mansion Pembroke Lodge used to be inhabited by the upper class figures. In the mid-19th century, Queen Victoria granted it to the prime minister John Russell. His son Bertrand Russell, the famous philosopher and mathematician, grew up here. Now it is a restaurant and wedding hall.