...and became side-tracked when I noticed that the alpine strawberries are ripening! They are tiny, less than a centimeter in length but oh so sweet and tasty! I tried to photograph them before eating, but had trouble getting the lens focus correct...so I ate them anyway!
The honeysuckle is budding nicely, it's going to smell wonderful in another week or so:
And this seems to be flowering moss- Ulla? Sue? Does moss flower?
Thistles we have aplenty- I explained to them that this isn't Scotland so technically they weren't really welcome but they didn't seem too bothered, oddly enough...
And then as I was heading back the sun dropped into its 'golden' moments and I caught a few shots: