FloBear


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Fork Handles

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 10:41

Tea or coffee anyone?


 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 10:36

Stair rods at the moment. On the right of the screen it says light rain for East Dorset. We are promised better for the Bournemouth air festival. I hope so.

Fork Handles

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 10:28

Braving the elephants, Jean - good on yer. I've just braved them to do a makeshift repair to the holey cover n the chicken run.

Frank, I thought Carol was looking a bit cross-eyed when she emerged from behind the chrysanths - now I know why.

Morning all - it is still mornign, I suppose, it's very dark.

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 22:21

Hollie, they do indeed fly. Great heavy blundering things. Have you seen the way ladybirds open their red wing cases and have transparent fluttery wings underneath? Well, it's like that only a lot bigger. I'm pretty sure all beetles can fly.

Dan, is that a giant bird-table or a tiny pheasant?

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 21:45

Thanks Hollie-Hock. I was very brave, you know. With my little, not-very-zoomy camera, I stood as near as I dared and prayed he wouldn't take off. I got about 4 shots and fled indoors.
I must find out how to propagate buddleia - my white one is very old indeed and I don't suppose they last forever.

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 19:12

It's lovely that you caught them with their wings open, gf, not always easy to do. Your white buddleia is doing a lot better than mine!!

does anyone know here poster "wintersong" has gone..

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 19:10

I'm glad you mentioned that, gf, I was wondering too.

Is this an ash tree?

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 17:41

Not ash, their leaves are pointy.

best flavoured tomatoes

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 17:36

Anoher fan of Gardeners Delight here!

WILDLIFE PICTURES

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 12:45

Insect alert for the squeamish.

 

I accidentally uncovered two stag beetle larvae the other day - I have only ever seen about three stag beetles in the 24 years I've lived here so was delighted. I covered them up with their rotting log, went for the camera, and by the time I returned they had burrowed away. They looked very large but I don't know how much longer before they pupate and emerge. (I shall admire them from indoors as I'm not keen on large beetles flying near me!)
I took this 3 or 4 years ago, presumably 'Dad'!!


 

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