A wasp after the rain

We had a most ferocious rainstorm, and afterward I spotted this wasp taking a drink from the drops on a rosebush. Trying to get closer, I disturbed his libations, but then he turned around and looked like he was drying to dry himself off. It wasn’t until I prepared the images I realised quite howContinue reading “A wasp after the rain”

There now follows a short interlude

The other day we were fortunate enough to have time to take a walk. For a start, it wasn’t raining, and we had just finished a recent video project. The birds and insects among the flowers were a sight to behold and, of course, as we had taken a camera, there were opportunities to captureContinue reading “There now follows a short interlude”

For a few days last week, we adopted a little friend…

We were clearing the garden and I rescued this cricket (I think it’s a cricket) from being binned with the garden waste. We moved it to a safer place and it was growing nicely, but then it rained and rained, and the pour soul couldn’t fly off. Eventually, after five days, the weather cleared up,Continue reading “For a few days last week, we adopted a little friend…”