Stripy jumper

“Even I have to admit,” said R, looking over my shoulder just now, “that that is quite cute.” Which is especially pleasing, given the way he shuddered when I first showed him my photos on the back screen of the … Continued


It was a slightly warmer day today, but there was a thin layer of high cloud for much of it, which kept the light hazy. Good for photography, but not so good for getting the inverts flying. Nonetheless, I increased … Continued

Sap rising

I know it felt as though the winter would never end, but here we are finally, back at the bug porn season. This makes me very happy, and I know that some of you at least at least will be … Continued


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I think that all the gnashing of teeth and throwing of pinnies over heads that’s happened in recent years about the demise of the 7-spot ladybird may have been premature. It was feared that the introduced Harlequin, whose larvae are … Continued