What a morning! The sun was shining, the birds were singing and our walk along the site of the long-gone West Hallam Colliery was absolutely glorious. Among the first things we noticed was the wonderful cherry blossom in the sun and against a blue sky.
Arum maculatum) plants just about ready to open their flowers. A strange looking flower before it opens (and no less strange when it does), it was sticking up out of the ground like a pale green spike among the ivy leaves