Here's an excerpt from a posting made to the BC Sussex website by member Shirley Wright.
"Nyewood: App 11am 22nd July 2012, splendid male Purple Emperor flew
through open door of our conservatory and spent about 30 minutes (presumably
seeking minerals) on ancient, dusty linen chair cover and on edges of an old
detached Spanish tile. Purple/mauve wings flashing in sunlight and suddenly it