Categories: Backyard, Fauna, Insects, Beetles, Christmas, Ladybird, Scarab, Pets, Fish, Flora, Fruit

Destroying things can be therapeutic

I really wanted to call this post "Killing things can be therapeutic" but then I realised what day it is, and decided not to. On second thought, even the title I gave it is a bit questionable, but still... Anyway, I was talking about what I did in the… more »
Permalink Saturday, 25 April, 2009 11:13 pm, by Mamma Email , 437 words, Categories: Backyard, Autumn ,

Wet wet wet!

It's been raining. A lot. Today I took the opportunity, during a break in the clouds (which wasn't as long as I needed, so I still got wet), to take the houseplants outside and repot them before they decided to die completely. I honestly didn't realise t… more »
Permalink Friday, 3 April, 2009 11:41 am, by Mamma Email , 362 words, Categories: Backyard, Flora, Weather ,

Summer (fruit) lovin'

As many of you (oh, wait... is anybody reading this anyway??? *crickets chirping*... um, OK, never mind) will know, it's summer here. We're so close to autumn, but it's definitely still summer. I've had the basis (and the photos) of this post in my he… more »
Permalink Thursday, 26 February, 2009 11:58 am, by Mamma Email , 431 words, Categories: Flora, Fruit, Seasons, Summer ,

Your house is on fire, your children all gone

OK, so technically, there hasn't been any fire here, but this post is about the ladybird children growing into adults, so I decided it still works... sort of... Meanwhile, the ladybirds were also breeding (and still are). I had the amazing privilege… more »
Permalink Saturday, 22 November, 2008 4:26 pm, by Mamma Email , 168 words, Categories: Backyard, Fauna, Insects, Beetles, Ladybird ,

Ladybird, ladybird, fly away home

I actually intended to write about this weeks ago. However, there are still some beetles around, so it's not too late. :D I've had this rhyme running through my head now for weeks, every time I venture into a certain part of the garden. I only remem… more »
Permalink Saturday, 22 November, 2008 4:09 pm, by Mamma Email , 454 words, Categories: Backyard, Fauna, Insects, Beetles, Ladybird ,

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