This is a close up cropped shot of my "daisy bug" - bug or a beetle? I must admit I just love the patternwork dots and edging and dominant markings...it actually looks a bit like a turtle shell - definitely 'armor-like'.
After 'kinda sorta' searching a few databases, still couldn't find the name for this bug. I think bugs and beetles are quite lovely and so many different colours, sizes and shapes. I must admit I love those pinboards in museums that show the different species from small to large in all their splendour - not... Continue Reading →
Over the last few days the yellow butterflies have come out to play! We are surrounded by flashes of yellow I love the way they gather together under awnings and flit, fly and flutterby. They have been wherever I went on the weekend, even 100kms away. My grandfather was an avid fisherman - I think... Continue Reading →
The sun is just coming through the off and on drizzle - it has been pretty much raining for the past 3 months off and on - the cicadas are singing and it is a bit humid - 'muggy' as we call it. Butterflies are busy at the moment - orchards and blue triangles in... Continue Reading →