Glorious weather as summer gets under way. Enough sun to ensure warmth, and (of course, this is England!) cool enough to be outdoors a lot.
This stretch of the River Tean (which is no more than ever this wide, and which, curiously, never leaves Staffordshire) at Spath suggests the forgotten English countryside of yore. However, behind the treeline, and about half-a-mile away, a huge industrial estate is taking shape.