I’m off to England to visit family so it’s one quick post before I go. Unfortunately I won’t have time to check your new posts while I’m away, but look forward to catching up with everyone when I get back. On my clock-shaped web I sigh Waiting, waiting, for a fly My silver threads are … Continue reading Last Post Before A Blogging-Break
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No … it’s Super-lizard! Continue reading Is it a bird?
Layers of logs, with circles of growth, showing layers of life … Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Layered
A few days ago when the sun came out Mr Lizard was doing a bit of basking on the wall, so I took a few photos. It wasn’t until I was reviewing them that I noticed a spiky object in the background, and thought it was a plant, but decided it didn’t look right for … Continue reading What’s That Spiky Plant?
I needed a change and thought I’d go for a theme with a light background. Resonar looks pretty smart I think, so I’m giving it a go. A few days ago during a sunny spell we had a lovely ‘Common Blue‘ butterfly stop by and I managed to grab the camera and take a few … Continue reading New Theme and Blue Butterfly
My hubby recently built me a moth trap but as soon as he’d finished it the weather immediately turned rainy and windy, so I had to wait. Last night seemed pretty good so we set it up, and this morning I rushed down to see if I’d caught anything. The first thing I noticed was … Continue reading The Moth Trap
We waited for the ducks as they hurried across the river, then the ducks waited for us to throw the bread. Waiting for bread Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting
I only added her head … and her stars … and a fig leaf!! Tomato Girl The Original Continue reading Tomato Girl!
A most intricate and delicate structure, beautifully hidden in the long grass! The Owner in Residence Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Structure
This little chap appeared a few days ago on the patio. He (or she?) was a maximum of about two and a half inches in length, and a very light stone colour. We’ve had sandy coloured and deep brown toads visit before but not one of this colour. What I found most fascinating was his … Continue reading New Toad in the Garden
A surprise in the garden yesterday when my hubby called me and said a praying mantis had just killed something. I grabbed my camera. The female mantis, hanging on a rock wall, had very recently killed a grasshopper which was bigger than she was. The poor old grasshopper’s head and other bits were on the … Continue reading Praying Mantis Having Dinner
The Praying Mantis : Mantis religiosa Invertebrate Carnivore Female praying mantises often decapitate and eat their partners during mating Praying mantises skewer their victims with lightning speed Many ancient cultures held special beliefs about the praying mantis Praying mantises have bulging eyes and heads that can swivel 180 degrees The praying mantis eats nothing but … Continue reading It’s the P.M, (Praying Mantis) not Theresa May!