Picton Castle was one of five similar trawlers built by Cochrane's in Selby, all named after British castles. (The actual Picton Castle in Wales is still standing.) The other 'castle' ships have all been taken out of service.
GEMSTONE BEETLE Living gemstone, a leaf beetle from the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador. This little beetle is about 6 mm and probably belongs to the genus Chlamisus. Purple is rare in nature. Photo by Andreas Kay