Finally - ding! ding! - I realized I had crouched amidst a healthy plot of mint that lined the stream bank. With a slight rotation of stance, the intricate flower constructions came into delightful focus.
Join in my fragrant photo shoot by sipping some vibrant peppermint tea while you savour today's photo.
I'm off to brew a cuppa!
Click here to learn more about the uses, both current and historical, of the prevalent wild mint plant (Mentha arvensis).