The sun finally came out. Fully. Extensively. Showering the soggy fields that surround the city and peppering the streets with champagne light. It felt like a rare treat. One hour of slowly meandering from my office in Cardiff’s industrial heartland, resulted in photographic opportunities, a pleasant amble on the bike and a little more urban exploration (albeit of the above board type).
There’s something about the gorgeous open spaces of Cardiff Bay that draws me back especially when its quiet. The light swaggers in long shadows, whilst cotton wool clouds drift care free, observing from above.
Sitting at the dock of the bay? Cycling at the dock of the bay? Snapping at the dock of the bay? All three I guess. Enjoy it whilst it lasts. We’re back to the vagaries of the gulf stream tomorrow.
Images top to bottom – Roald Dahl Plass and Millenium centre, Roald Dahl Plass and The Pierhead building,The ‘mothership’ spectre of the Millenium Centre hovers above, chain barrier at the water edge.
Below: Pierhead building framed by the laser cuts of the merchant navy memorial.