Painted lady, Peacock, Holly Blue, Gatekeeper, Small Tortoishell and Cabbage White enjoying the flowers while a skimmer dragonfly and dunnock forage in the shrubbery.
Enjoyed a wander in Earley Wood near Petham with my gang of volunteers from the Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership this week.
These violets seem to cut and come again on my neighbours lawn. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that they spread under the fence.
Coltsfoot is easily missed in the rush of spring but it is one of the first bright patches of the year and beautiful in it’s own right.
Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah, goldfinches in the garden. I knew there was some reason I hadn’t cut down that bloody huge teasel plant.
It was one of those days when she knew how lucky she was to do what she did. To walk out on her own schedule with no one to answer to. To slip along the muddy path through the bleached stubble field, daisy ringed with the flowers of scented mayweed and feel the breeze wipe the worries clean and marvel at the scimitar winged flight of a kestrel.