Gregson Park has a wonderful patch of colour and the insects are abuzz including indispensable bees, thankfully. Newcastle City council is the maestro.
The sunny but extra windy weather has been hard on the poppies which are precious enough as it is because everywhere, in contrast, rugged and green have become the plants of choice (and less work).
House paint is in two forms - white and grey, alone. Every house conforms in the new estates, sensible, orderly, sophisticated or is it dull?
Antirrhinum, an old fashioned flower, is difficult to spell and my attempts were way off the mark and failed to come up with a lead so snapdragon was tried instead which found mobiles and processors - everything has changed - but revealed snapdragon plant on the end of a list.