April is my favourite month of the year and not just because it is my birthday month. It’s because this is the month when spring is properly sprung and the mix of flowers and the greenness of the new budding leaves is lush enough to drown in, should you be so inclined to do so.
This slideshow contains images compiled from all the walks taken during the month and showcases all the new growth and blooms to be seen in the woods:
I have also, as is my want, taken several videos at different points in my walks so you can, if you watch all of them in order, take a virtual walk with me. I only wish I could include the glorious scents in the videos as well as what I can see and hear:
The other lovely thing about April is that, if you are lucky, you will see some baby animals. I remain frustrated by the speed of the fox cubs and young rabbits so I unfortunately don’t have any photos of them to share with you. I will, of course, keep trying and if I am lucky you’ll be the first to know.
However I was blessed, during my dawn walk on the very last day of April, with an encounter I could both photograph and video: