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Jun 22, 2017

@neilsleat @amolrajanBBC Probably grew up and metamorphosed elsewhere and flew to you

Jun 22, 2017

@amolrajanBBC Cinnabar moth, related to tiger moths. Caterpillars are black and yellow and feed on ragwort. I knew them as a little kid. You well?

Jun 21, 2017

Not to exaggerate, but things now have got a bit of a feeling of France in May 1968 about them. (I was there). I mean, the way it unravels

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