Today's title doesn't of course refer to Malcolm and me, but our walk this morning which took us up Shipley Hill to the site of the old hall. Having climbed the hill, we enjoyed the view before walking around the ruins of the hall and through the woodland which surrounds it.
Rhinanthus minor). Semi-parasitic in nature, these lovely little flowers gain half of their nutrition from the plants among which it grows, particularly the grasses. This makes the Yellow Rattle a very useful plant to have in a wild flower meadow as they help to keep the grasses from overwhelming all the other plants.