Butterfly blues

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Buddleias are in full bloom, branches heavy with hundreds of tiny purple flowers, and yet not a butterfly to be seen.

The doom-mongers will have us to believe this is the result of man-made global warming or some other human crime against the environment.

I prefer a more traditional explanation: we had a hard winter and a late spring.

OTTO INGLIS

Inveralmond Grove

Edinburgh