Category Archives: Insects

Busy bee

On one side of our garden, along the fence to a neighbour’s driveway, there is a patch of marigolds that usually does not get a lot of attention. By us humans, that is, because this winged visitor could not quite … Continue reading

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The Houseguest

“Oh no …” I had entered the kitchen of our vacation bungalow on our first evening only to see something skitter away. Something brown and shiny. “What?”, asked the husband from the bedroom. “We’ve got cockroaches. Well, one at least”, … Continue reading

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Sometimes I doubt

… whether I really should have taken on this house, what with all the time and effort and money it eats, and whether I was right to involve the Husband in this project which holds great sentimental value for me … Continue reading

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Red Admiral in the Ivy

The Husband and I snuck off and went diving yesterday, so today we were pretty much chained to our desks to make up for it. But there was, of course, time for a couple of walks with Isla (she wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

These photos were taken last June in the Alps, just on the Italian side of the border. I think we were somewhat above 2000 metres at this point. I like how there is growth as soon as the sun releases … Continue reading

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Belated Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

I realize I’m way too late for last week’s photo challenge but I took these snaps with my phone this morning and find them rather suitable. And I love the strong colours! And speaking of stinging insects, if you have … Continue reading

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