What a beautiful day. Malcolm and I set out in the sunshine this morning half expecting to have to dodge the usual school-holiday crowds around Shipley Park. But we were pleasantly surprised and our walk around the old 'American Adventure' site proved to be fairly quiet, with the odd horse and rider and cyclist.
The floral displays are rather beautiful too. The hedges are filling with the flowers of the Dog Roses.
Viburnum opulus) is not actually a rose, but related to the Snowball bush I mentioned a few days ago HERE
Rubus fruticosus) bushes are starting to open their blossoms at the moment, hinting at the fruitfulness of things to come.