Biting Stonecrop is a wonderful plant. It grows on the stone walls at Einar, creeping along the stone with small succulent leaves and sharp star-shaped flowers:
In the summer it was full of Hoverflies. Here’s Eupeodes corollae:
Here are two Eristalis species:
And I think this is Helophilus pendulus:
I really should have put a Hoverfly identification book on my Christmas list.
They are glorious. Where is summer now? It seems like it’s the other side of the world.