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June is busting out all over

Well, it’s certainly all happening down at the pond.  The wildlife are almost taking over. After the millions of tadpoles came the newts, popping up to the surface for a breath of air then diving back down.   421 more words

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Friday Fictioneers - Fulfilment

Every week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (thank you, Rochelle!) hosts a flash fiction challenge, to write a complete story, based on a photoprompt, with a beginning, middle and end, in 100 words or less. 144 more words

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Dancing Jewel

Sketch of a critically endangered damsel fly called the Kenya Dancing Jewel (Platycypha amboniensis). They are endemic to Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya and extremely rare. 11 more words


more dragons

I mentioned recently that there are certain words and phrases that I use over and over again: “rather lovely” occurs in a dozen posts here, while a search on “glorious” brings up 11 pages – over 50 posts. 331 more words

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A zillion biting flies.

It is nasty hot again but the dogs wanted to go on a walk anyway. So I sprayed us all with that anti-tick and fly spray and off we went. 475 more words

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Skimmer Coming in

A backyard photo.  A little bit easier to capture a photo of a damselfly than a dragonfly in flight.