Earlier in the week I got out into the front garden for a wee while in the sunshine. I noticed a huge worm on the paving stones.
Who knows how it got there. I suppose it crept up through the cracks. Anyway, I picked it up and moved it onto a flower bed where I thought it would be happier. While I was down on my hands and knees, I had a wee look to see what was in flower. All these lovelies were turning their heads to the sun:
and then I noticed crocuses, hiding underneath a gigantic lavender:
These are far too early for my garden but the combination of a low sun and the protection of the lavender must have brought them out.
Today I went to the allotment and spent a couple of hours, hauling up weeds mostly, and forgetting to take any photographs. But there was a lovely sunset to compensate on the way home: