Despite the most miserable wet cloudy cold dreary August ever (bar the golden days of London 2012) a warm day has brought out some of our more colourful butterflies en masse. Make love while the sunshines! The butterflies have been getting so desperate they have even been on the wing in the rain. We are getting so desperate we may join the mass exodus leaving Cornwall every weekend.
a peacock and a silver-washed fritillary at the
knapweed bar, above, and on the right a handsome peacock.