Flyleaf

No, not a blank page at the beginning or end of a book. This is a fly on a leaf. And this fly is overleaf … I was taking pictures of leaves with the sun behind. As you do. Well, as I do anyway. Then, looking from beneath, I saw the fly overleaf on the flyleaf, […]

Orange Tip butterfly

The Butterfly Effect

A new variety of butterfly joined my photograph collection at the weekend. Despite my lack of previous acquaintance with it, the Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines) is now fairly common in Scotland, having spread considerably over the last 30 years. This one was spotted in a clearing in a wood (Shell Bay) which is one of its favourite damp habitats, along with […]