Still hot this morning, but no 'walk in the park' as we needed some shopping. So, it was off to Tesco before returning to do a little gardening - Whew! What a scorcher it was, clipping the hedge, sweeping the path and mowing the grass.
No walk, but something new from yesterday's walk around Mapperley Reservoir. A very small, blue-flowered plant was found growing close to the reservoir and on closer inspection, the tiny flowers looked rather 'Speedwell-like'.
Veronica serpyllifolia). Another new tick for my life lists. Another New tick this morning too as a Holly Blue Butterfly (Celastrina argiolus) was flitting about in the Pyracantha in the back garden. True to form, I didn't have my camera with me at the time, so no picture, but a beautiful little butterfly and a real joy to see.