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Monthly Archives: November 2012

30th November 2012: I had a big, bright, round moon and spiders for company this evening. The insects must have been tucked up safely in their homes, sheltering from the minus three degrees temperature. Spiders are tough little creatures that are prepared to brave all weather conditions. The venomous orb weaver spider begins building its web by floating a silken tread in the breeze until it makes contact with another surface. It then drops another… Read More

30th November 2012:

30th November 2012: Due to a lack of subjects to make up my photographic trio this evening, I snapped these resin droplets in desperation.  The transparent globules oozed from a hole made through the bark of larch trees by woodpeckers searching for grubs. This might be preferable to another spider image.

29th November 2012:

29th November 2012: I have just returned from searching gnarled oak and larch tree bark for the small creatures that live and hide in crevices. Earwigs, spiders, woodlice, beetles, slugs, they were all there. Sometimes I feel I should find something normal to do with my evenings. I suppose I could sit in front of the television eating doughnuts, drinking beer and growing an extended stomach to be proud of. No, not a… Read More

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