A Hummingbird Hawkmoth Calls

This morning, we were busy in the courtyard. The final tomatoes needed harvesting, and the woodstore needed to be tidied and sorted for that all-important wood delivery before the cold weather sets in.

How can you concentrate though, when something as beautiful, as busy, and as graceful spends the morning hovering over your sage plants?

My camera wasn’t up to the job of recording those wings in constant fevered motion, so this image comes to you thanks to the BBC