We really are being spoiled with the weather at the moment. Once again, we set out for our walk in the warm sunshine and were surrounded by birdsong and blossom.
The Canada Geese of Straw's Bridge were having a good time as the 'Friends of Straw's Bridge' (a local conservation group) were in evidence, handing out bags of grain with which to feed the waterfowl. Indeed, word must have been spreading among the goose community as more were flying in from miles away. I just managed to snap these before they prepared for 'final approach' and dropped out of the sky, flaps down and undercarriage deployed.
Glechoma hederacea). A member of the family which includes such things as Mint, Rosemary, Sage and Lavender, these are used as an ingredient of salads in many countries as well as many medicinal uses including as an astringent, diuretic, anti-inflammatory and expectorant. It's also rather beautiful.