Bug spotting

Poor Baby B wasn’t his best self this morning: due to a combination of yet another cold, and (we suspect) some more teething, he was distinctly fraj, and moved from smiles and games to stormy tears on the turn of … Continued


After several minutes of careful consideration, I have decided that this – almost entirely definitely – is a birch shieldbug. There is a very similar species, commonly called the hawthorn shieldbug, and I have mixed them up in the past, … Continued