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Shanghai's Two Seasons

I’m covered in red mosquito bites, which, much like Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte, are the first warning signs that it’s Fall.

It’s taken me over a year, but I’m beginning to realize that Shanghai is far enough South to have only two seasons: dry and wet.  385 more words


Neem based Mosquito Repellant or a Wonder Spray

Now that we are almost in the end of the monsoons and the rains are supposed to be over but show their sporadic guest appearances in between, one creature is breeding and multiplying in a supersonic speed…guess who? 34 more words

The Supermom

Mosquito spraying in Keys deadly for bees

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is efficient at killing, as beekeeper Marlisa Garrett has discovered. Unfortunately, it is not only mosquitos that are dying. Aerial adulticiding kills adult insects, including mosquitoes and bees. 396 more words


This Article is a Buzz-Kill

The HWC (Hostel Welfare Committee) went around the rooms in the hostel last week pouring ‘Mosquito Repellent Chemical’ in the coolers that are present in the Hostel Rooms. 432 more words


The Venetian Diaries 1: An Improvised Guide to Living Abroad

Ciao readers, before you panic, don’t worry my blog posts will be remaining in English for the foreseeable future, but as you may or may not know, I’m living in Venice now! 949 more words


This is a frustrating piece –  I remember very clearly thinking I’d really captured the scene well, but when I was unpacking my paintings after coming home it took me a day or two to even remember where I’d painted it. 135 more words

Plein Air

How to Never Get Bitten By Any Bug Ever Again

We may all have our own opinions about which season is the best, but it’s hard to argue that summer isn’t awesome. There’s the warm weather, all the fun water and beach activities, and so many opportunities for hiking, biking, … 121 more words

Pest Control