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Millipedes and Centipedes

So, I think a lot of people know that ‘milli’ means thousand and ‘centi’ means hundred, which implies that millipedes have a thousand legs and centipedes have one hundred.   361 more words

North America's Big Five Centipedes

When Halloween comes around, snakes and spiders tend to steal the show. Yet centipedes, in my experience, tend to evoke even stronger reactions from people — I have met many entomologists who would happily handle a tarantula but recoil in horror when faced with a giant centipede. 1,132 more words


Woods and the allotment

It’s half term this week which gives me more time to walk around my local patch. On Monday we had some friends over and went for a walk through the village and in to the woods. 255 more words

Three Things Thursday: October 15, 2015

*three things that make me smile: an exercise in gratitude – feel free to steal this idea with wild abandon and fill your blog with the happy… 145 more words


All my Relations

A few months ago we finalllly invested in a new TV.

RCA and like everything else these days, it was manufactured in China.

About 6 weeks ago we suddenly noticed, that there was a bug in it. 328 more words

Life In The Bush

Bugging About Friday: The Creepy Crawlie

Moving some wood a while ago, I found the usual array of red back spiders and slaters (woodlice), which honestly didn’t catch my interest that much (these things are a dime a dozen here). 337 more words