As I often do, I joined Crafty Green Boyfriend for a lunchtime walk round Corstorphine Hill. The colours of the ragwort, rosebay willow herb and foxgloves are vibrant in the bright sunshine
Big Butterfly Count, which starts today and lasts until 6 August.
We also picked quite a lot of raspberries. Crafty Green Boyfriend's mother makes excellent raspberry jam, but I always like to eat some of the berries as I pick them!
There's also a lovely spash of wildflower colours in the mini wildflower meadow that has been planted in Brunstfield Links, which I photographed yesterday