Interestingly, I rarely see Ladybugs during the height of the summer. Only a single one here and there. However, they are apparent in large numbers in the early spring and late summer.
When I was at the beach a couple of weeks ago, in the afternoons, the amount of these cute insects was almost overwhelming. They descended into the waterfront, gathering on washed up seaweed, as if preparing for a trip. Likewise, they now collect and enjoy the sunny spots all over my terrace. In some way this sadly signifies the fact, that the days are getting shorter and that autumn is preparing for its grand entrance.
Lady Summer will try to hold on as long as She can, and some Indian Summer is still in store for us.
But Lady Autumn is getting closer by each day.