Although I have taken quite a number of photographs of spiders his year I have been disheartened not to have seen, let alone photographed, a single adult Rain Spider the entire year. We normally get a few house calls from these large arachnids, especially during our rainy season, yet all we had was one solitary visit from a very young male. Neither have I come across any of their nests. To those who struggle with arachnophobia I can understand why you might think me just a wee bit off my rocker to have any positive feelings towards such a large spider. But there you go, I do, and their absence this year, which may have been because of weather? – less rain than normal, is an area of concern. I hope they return next year.
Anyway, be that as it may. This Year-End photographic review, which had to include a spider post, would not be complete without my crab spiders.
Here are three of my favorites from the year.
“Chilling.” 16th February.
“Home Maker” 27th January.
“Anticipation.” 28th February.