One thing that’s been interesting about this period of stillness is that it has given many usually super-busy Londoners the chance to reflect on the nice things about the city around them: its architecture, nature and pretty skies. This means that, while sunset snaps might once have been seen as a bit cheesy, now they feel really special to look at.
The changing sky is one of the few remaining consistent and good things left in this dark, weird time. And the reds and yellows that arrive in the evening look pretty awesome when they’re the backdrop for the London skyline. We asked Londoners to share pictures of the best sunsets they’ve seen in lockdown – from their window or a socially distant walk – and below you can see the ultra-soothing results. Pour yourself a large glass of red wine and have a scroll.
Canary wharf looking west pic.twitter.com/gVZ2L15KD5— George Biggs (@BiggsGeorge) April 28, 2020
Sunset from Woolwich ❤️ pic.twitter.com/Ywl4OGz6Hs— Joanna Denton (@JoannaCDenton) April 30, 2020
Swiss Cottage, London:) pic.twitter.com/nkfXX4az3x— Jelena Stephenson (@yellenah8) April 27, 2020
Leytonstone pic.twitter.com/l1C27ROKQA— Ana Sof (@AnaSofiaGarcia_) April 27, 2020
© Neil Evans 2019 pic.twitter.com/fodbA09hCa— Neil A.Evans (@NeilEvansRocks) April 28, 2020
Sunset view from Streatham Common is the best! pic.twitter.com/mF6vXMs6VU— Jenny Wallace (@jenny_seymour) April 28, 2020
A fine Waterloo Sunset indeed! pic.twitter.com/CUYw4nT9Y7— Jules (@julesguirguis) April 30, 2020
Little Venice and NE London, Wembley’s arch included ;) pic.twitter.com/MEJH5TALYo— sara delgado (@sryng) April 28, 2020
A view of the city from Rotherhithe pic.twitter.com/LyK0r68ZpV— Brett B-Smith (@brob11) April 27, 2020
Richmond upon Thames pic.twitter.com/oX4Xd8wyn6— Diane Brady Angelone (@Angel0516) April 27, 2020
Peckham Rye, SE15 pic.twitter.com/FX4AMvDfyr— Marianna Manson (@mmanson1992) April 27, 2020
Why not take a look at Londoners’ pictures of blossom too?
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