Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Christmas hamper

How do you want to go? Peacefully in bed? Doing something you love? Doing something that makes the world a better place? Looking for a delicious meal? Looking for love? I suspect the beetle below was doing the last paragraph … Continue reading

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Close encounters of the lepidopteran kind

Down Copmanhurst way, about two and a half hours’ drive south of me, it’s a very different environment to the subtropics where I live. The soil on Mazza’s property is virtually sand although it’s a long way from the coast. … Continue reading

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The storm bird sings!

The koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) is called the “storm bird” around here, because it supposedly brings storms. More likely is that it arrives from the north part of Australia in spring, so is coincidental with the spring storms. It’s in fine … Continue reading

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