The weather today has been gorgeous – warm, dry and sunny. I walked to a local meadow to see if the Green Winged Orchids were flowering and they certainly were.

There were three separate areas which were covered in orchids and they looked spectacular. I went only as far as the entrance gate because the ground was really waterlogged, after about three days of rain, and I was wearing sandals which are not especially waterproof. smilies

Green Winged orchids

Whilst I was leaning on the gate two Muntjac deer appeared on the left-hand side of the meadow and walked slowly across to the right-hand hedge and disappeared. If they saw me they obviously weren't worried about it.

That was a worthwhile 10 minute walk.