Contrary to the forecast, the weather this morning was fine and warm with the sun glinting through what few clouds there were. So, we set out for a longer walk around Shipley Park, up Shipley Hill and along the footpaths of Cinder Hill, returning via Mapperley Reservoir and Mapperley Wood. We stopped for a rest and a flask of coffee at the picnic site by Mapperley Reservoir, one of our favourite places for a rest - and with views like this, who can blame us.
Lamium album) are flowering their hearts out.
Lamium galeobdolon) flowers are also looking good among the plants of the woodland floor.