(In the shed) Brown Button Spider comes out of hiding. Benji outside the shed. Moon and Friend Orb Weaver makes her web under a Strelizia Sunday 3/11/19 Ark .
A call to, ”Come and look who’s in the Table Tennis Shed!” had me grabbing my camera and tootling up the garden path. And when I saw this young lady, I was grinning from ear to ear. As you can see, only a baby. So sparse have the Rain Spiders been at our spot this … More Sunday Smile!
Crab Spider. 25 June ’19 So scarce these past two years that seeing this very handsome young lady among a patch of lavender had me smiling from ear to ear. Ark
The rule of thirds is a standard photographers use to frame their images. You divide the frame into a grid of three across and three down, and then don’t put your subject in the middle square. Thanks to Nancy over at …. Nancy Merrill Photography Ark
According to NASA Cyclone Kenneth has just been upgraded to a category 4 hurricane and will hit landfall (Eastern Africa) later today (25th). We’ve just had a heavy downpour with hail battering everything for around ten minutes. And to think that it was bright and sunny when I went for my morning constitutional. Oh well … More Rainy Day, Dream Away …
Found this little one while moving a few bricks. Yes, I was a bit surprised! The Butterfly finally emerged from the Chrysalis. I missed the actual event as I was out for my morning jog. But when I got back this was what greeted me. Isn’t she beautiful? Benji has no patience and decides … More Photo Review for the past few weeks.
Female Brown Button with her egg sacs. There were originally three sacs, but this morning I noticed a fourth -the one she is next to. Inspecting, protecting? I saw movement and so that I could get a closer look, I gently blew on her and she quickly scurried back to her nest in the corner. … More Incy Wincy: And then there were four …
Since the arrival of the hens, and their relentless pecking, certain insects have been thin on the ground – literally in some cases – so it was something to smile about when I found this young lady yesterday. Maybe with the onset of the rainy season here in Johannesburg more insects will soon make an … More In The Pink
Okay, call me mad – you certainly won’t be the first, I can assure you, and probably not the last, but I believe that, irrespective of the species, limb damage needs a certain amount of physiotherapy. To this end, I take Mrs Bert out of her abode a couple of times a day and … More It’s Spider time!
Photos taken this evening. Click on either image if you want an even closer view. She has been eating over the past three days, which is a relief (she is eating in these photos) and she looks as if she is on the mend. Certainly she has filled out a little and lost … More Incy Wincy: Update.