The little man and I went for a discovery ramble this weekend.
I thought I’d share some of our favourite findings with you.
Gorgeous New Zealand red and yellow admiral butterflies.
The last of the blackberries:
Ferns are another plant I find fascinating. Those tiny tendrils, that delicate curl of the leaf, the feathery beauty of the frond:
Don’t you just love the textures you can find in nature?
We went by a marshy bit:
This is the flower of a New Zealand carnivorous plant. It’s a wetland plant. The Drosera (or sundew). It releases just one flower a day, which lasts just one day. (Confession: this plant lives on my window sill. But it fits the theme, so I thought I’d include it here.)
And finally, a few more marvellous ‘shrooms:
Funny how this week’s knitting looks strangely familiar…
Happy sigh. I just love living in the country.