Take on Nature: The light of the Gods and how there's been a surge in painted ladies

Painted Lady, tortoiseshell and peacock butterflies, plus a honey bee on a buddleia flower in Kenmare, Co Kerry
Stephen Colton
AS THE summer season leans towards its near neighbour autumn, and gentle breezes transport fluffy thistledown, bearing seeds of the next generation to colonise new sites, there is a sense the natural [...]

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