Miniature sun, standing in for old Sol, who had gone into hiding.
On the tallest of them all, so that I had to stand on tiptoe, a lone soldier beetle was gathering a bedtime snack.
Rhagonycha fulva, Common Red Soldier Beetle. Covered with pollen; he's a messy eater.
A cleaner soldier, earlier, near Centennial Park, Boundary Bay. On Astrantia major, pincushion flower.