The flowers / cones on the larch in Colinton Dell aren't changing much at this time of the year, though they do look particularly nice in the glorious sunshine we're enjoying at the moment.
here) but this is the first orchid I've seen so close to the riverbank.
Meanwhile the air was full of the squawking of what sounded like a family of sparrowhawks getting ready to fledge.
Thanks to everyone who entered my blog giveaway to win a pdf of my book Bougainvillea Dancing. The competition is now closed and I'll choose a winner in the next couple of days.
Meanwhile if you collect coins, you may be interested in the 1943 British half penny piece that is now in the Crafty Green Poet Etsy shop.