A small clutch of wild daffodils gave me one of my favourite photo opportunities. If you're a regular visitor to my photostream over the years, you'll know this is one of my favourite times of the year. I expected to get more daffodil opportunities, but it turned out the ground wasn't quite good enough for them, meaning these were the only ones I photographed that weren't privately owned...
Walk #1 of 2012, Gary and I make a return trip to Osmotherley, this time to catch the reservoir and surrounding areas in all of their springtime glory.
2012 has seen record temperatures for March, and this day proves it more than any other, as it was absolutely scorching. The daffodils are in full bloom, grassed areas have began to pring into greenery, and the frogs / toads have returned to watery areas to copulate like there's no tomorrow.
And, my right knee, from this moment is officially goosed. Towards the end of 2011, I'd kept off the walks in the hope that my right knee would "heal", or at least stop hurting whenever I went downhill. Some six months after our last walk, my knee is still giving me pain. Grrrr.