… saw an orange tip butterfly and I think a small tortoiseshell … (Diary, 2/5/88)

Orange Tip butterflyMay 2nd Monday. Geraldine looked in for tea, and was able to get her advice about lowering trees and the bare corner behind the dogs’ gates. Saw an orange tip butterfly and I think a small tortoiseshell.

© Anthony Lawton 2012

Author: Anthony Lawton

Chair, Sussex Dolphin, family company which looks after the work of eminent children’s & historical fiction author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). Formerly CEO, chair & trustee of various charity, cultural & educational enterprises in UK.

One thought on “… saw an orange tip butterfly and I think a small tortoiseshell … (Diary, 2/5/88)”

  1. A hidden benefit of doing this blog, and reproducing Rosemary Sutcliff’s diary: today I recognised a butterfly in my own garden as an orange tip!

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