What a great year it’s proving for the butterflies. When I saw this cover I couldn’t resist, isn’t it gorgeous? While I was out walking the other day I had the rare opportunities to stalk butterflies so I’ll share my pic below, I might even try to identify them. Though I’m not very hot on my fritilaries. The reason I had such a rare chance to actually see some wildlife was because my two constnt companions were back at base. I was trying to sort out a new walk and when I do that the hounds stay at home. On new walks I don’t know what I’ll encounter so the dogs need to be on leads which is a bore for all of us. Harry acts like he’s being strangled, Agatha wanders along mournfully and I generally get fed up. So no dogs.
But no dogs means that I get time to really enjoy the wildlife.