Clivias Thyreus getting a nosefull. ”All in all it’s just a …nother cat on the wall” With apologies to Pink Floyd Jacaranda in full bloom A few chilli seedlings California Poppies. Across the Valley – The Observatory -Yesterday. Roberto Capucci – gorgeous fragrance Mocker Bronze on Lavender ”Things are just going to pot around here.” … More Leading you up the garden path
Photographed this morning buzzing around the gazanias. First encounter with this species of Bee fly! Ark.
Just prior to transplanting a couple of roses this morning, Benji does a quick site inspection. Ark
Over at the Wee Flea, Pastor David Robertson is at it again. He has a book out called ASK, supposedly written for young people – what age exactly is a young person? – in an effort to answer all those really difficult questions these young people ask about Yahweh, and his ‘Grand Plan’ Robertson has … More Oh, for gods’ sake!
Plain-Pygmy Thicktail Scorpion – Mildly Venomous. Painful Sting but not of medical attention. One of the cats was showing it some attention this afternoon. Initially we thought the cat was playing with a lizard – until we shooed her away! Ark
Kirby’s Dropwing First of the season! 14/4/19 Ark
Sushi like you never tasted it before! Emily’s Cakes Ark.
Amegilla bee at poppy Fledgling Black Collared Barbet looking down its beak at me! Citrus Swallowtail on Geranium. Bottle Brush Red For Danger! Brown Button Spider. Wild Strawberry Bird in Blue Homegrown – when you’re hot, you’re hot.
Thyreus Bee When these solitary bees want to take a break for a few minutes they latch on to a plant of their choice using their mouth parts and doze off. They remain in this horizontal position until they are ready to buzz off again. Ark
Hover over each image for identification. As a couple of folks were asking about the birds I had catalogued at our spot, here is a selection. There are a couple of absentees, due to the really poor quality of shot. Ark
Mourning Dove in the Afternoon. Southern Bou Bou. Lousy shot, but such infrequent visitors are these birds (four times in fifteen years) that when I heard its distinctive monosyllabic call I was only too happy to get any sort of shot. Ark
As far as my very basic understanding of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity goes – but who really understands it? -the Christian god is one god with three components – Yahweh, Holy Spirit and Jesus. One of the never ending circular debates about this nonsensical doctrine is whether Jesus is actually Yahweh. I have … More Oh, for gods’ sake!