Damaged male Orange Tip


York, United Kingdom

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I found this damaged Male Orange Tip on campus at the University of York in May 2009. I’m not sure why the left upper wing is missing, but the unusual imperfection fully reveals the reason for his name.
His season is brief, a harbinger of Spring who patrols his territory waiting for the girls to swoon at his feet…….

" Mr Wonderful" (below) is how he should look in perfect profile (can’t make the link -again!!!LOL)

Sony H50 auto levels pSE4

Mann macht und Gott lacht.
(man makes plans and God laughs – Yiddish saying)

This above all – to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world, cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart” Helen Keller

I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.

George Moore 1852-1933 “Man travels the world in search of what he needs, returns home and finds it.”

Nostradamus 1503-1566 “Time is nothing, the desire to love is everything.”

One with the earth…
Mui-Ling Teh

“This is the path I have chosen, no matter what circumstances may come, no matter how hard it is, no matter what I feel inside, I must stay on the path.” Unknown

This sky where we live
Is no place to lose your wings.
So love, love, love.
Hafiz حافظ

Human beings are members of a whole,
In creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain,
Other members uneasy will remain.
If you have no sympathy for human pain,
The name of human you cannot retain.

“Of one Essence is the human race,
thus has Creation put the base;
One Limb impacted is sufficient
For all Others to feel the Mace ”
—Saadi (1184–1283)

“There is only one sacred manuscript, the sacred manuscript of Nature, which alone can enlighten the reader.” Hazrat Inayat Khan


My Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. All images and writing are copyright © jesika 2011. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.

All profits from my sales will be donated to Butterfly Conservation.

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