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I had wanted to allow this marrow the opportunity to grow even more but sadly I found that an insect had bored a small hole through to the flesh and didn’t want to run the risk of  the marrow rotting. Still … 3.06 kgs – Not bad! Small River Frog  discovered when I lifted the … More Bits n’ Bobs

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Weaver   Nest of the Bagworm. The Wattle bagworm (Kotochalia junodi) is a caterpillar that lives out its life in a mobile casing covered with thorns and twigs. The insect begins spinning its cocoon during the larval stage. As the caterpillar grows, it extends the front end of the case by adding more material. Due … More Bits ‘n Bobs

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In Flight     Taking delivery. Client picks up a cake. I told her every time I see a Jeep it reminds me of MacGyver. She replied: ”Me too, that’s why I bought it!” Chocolate drip cake with mousse filling. Hand-crafted flamingos and strawberry macarons. Red Hot Poker Unknown shrub. Any suggestions? Purple Pelargoniums

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Harvested from the garden yesterday. The largest pumpkin weighed in at 5.1 kg. Not too shabby if I say so myself. Yes, Ben … I have crabs! Tiny Flower Crab Spider on a cosmos that looks a little like the West Coast of Africa!  Settling in nicely! Baxter having a snooze in the long grass. … More Bits n’ Bobs

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Tri – Colour Tiger Moth. Vegetable Garden coming along nicely. Several days of heavy rain have helped! Potatoes and squash in two of the raised beds..    MIkey pauses for a drink. Flying in a Blue Dream – Interesting aircraft. White bellied Sunbird. Everything gone to pot. Someone lighting a fire on the other side … More Bits n’ Bobs

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Across the Valley – this afternoon. Red Darter by the pool Home Grown. First time I’ve had success with carrots. They are a dwarf species. And yes, we ate them with lunch. Rain Spider. Discovered her on a wall inside the shed yesterday evening just before I locked up for the night.  They have become … More Bits n’ Bobs