Monthly Archives: October 2021

Trick or treat?

Halloween is not really a thing in Australia, although as a commercial event and fun for the kids, it’s growing here. A few years ago, I had a great Halloween in San Francisco – they really get into it in … Continue reading

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A cocoon undone

Picking off the citrus bugs from the orange tree, I saw this cocoon, all dried up and with a hole in the base. Friend Christa clued me in to the correct ID – Papilio aegus, the orchard or citrus swallowtail … Continue reading

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