So many small skippers about at the moment, and small tortoiseshell numbers are increasing too.
Saw my first gatekeeper of the year at work, a lovely fresh male flitting around a hedge, stopping briefly now and then to stretch its wings to the sun.
The grass everywhere is scorched brown, and some areas look more like a Greek island than usually damp Nottinghamshire.
Two games of cricket this weekend, one starting more or less at dawn thanks to World Cup!
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