Towards the Calciner, 6th August, 2019, 1.00pm

Plein air, oil on board apprx. 24 x 15cm

A day of shifting clouds, showers, and hazy sunshine playing on an ocean of mid-summer greens in the valley. An influx of Painted Lady butterflies from the UK along with migrants from Africa and Europe have arrived here, outnumbering our native Red Admirals and Tortoiseshell butterflies by at least several to one.