No lovely photographs sadly - the little darlings wont keep still long enough for me to focus on them! However, I have noticed so many more butterflies in the garden this year than last year and have been trying to identify them. Lots of peacocks, orange tips, painted lady, brimstone, small blue (chalk hill?), small fritillary, possibly a larger fritillary and meadow browns, if they are the ones that look as if they are dancing in the air together.
This weather is certainly good for them and they seem to be enjoying it as much as I am. I am pleased that I haven't had the energy to dig up all our dandelions as I read somewhere recently that we should leave their flowers to feed the butterflies. So I'm doing my bit for wildlife without realising it.
I hate to say it but our gardens could do with some rain - I had to water ours the other evening and it looks really parched again. I think we are supposed to get some on Friday. I don't think we have had any showers this April!
Enjoy it while we have it - make hay while the sun shines, or whatever you like making while the sun shines.
Icons - At the moment there is a programme on television (BBC2) about Icons. Each week there are four 'contenders' for the top spot in each category and the fina...
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