Now some folks don’t mind creepy crawlies (aka insects); others may take a keen interest in them; although (I suspect) yet more will probably do their best to avoid the them altogeter. Whichever category you fall into, I’ll bet that there is one insect that almost all of us love to hate (yes I haveContinue reading “Buzz Off!”
It’s that time of year again when the days are getting cooler, the nights are getting longer and strange giant mosquito-type creatures suddenly emerge. These odd critters appear on walls, windows, in garages and porches. So, what are these rather strange looking beings? Well, I’m referring to what I know as, the “Daddy Long Legs”Continue reading “Daddy Cool!”
The word scorpion conjures up images of dark, sinister creatures, ready to pounce at any moment, armed with a mean looking weapon in that rear end… they are often seen in fables and stories as evil doers – the work of the devil even – but do scorpions deserve this reputation? Truth be told, ofContinue reading “A Sting in the Tail!”
The word centipede immediately conjures up an image of a creature with lots and lots of legs – well 100 to be precise – the very name centipede means exactly that: 100 legs; but here’s the thing, centipedes never have 100 legs! Maybe someone thought there were too many to count, so took a wildContinue reading “100%”
As you may have guessed already, I’m a self-confessed arachnophobe; however, for me, the size of the spider does count – the smaller the better! So, I’d say I can definitely cope with what we affectionately term “money spiders” – some of the tiniest of their kind that seem to have a penchant for landingContinue reading “Up, Up and Away!”
Kind Warning – this blog does contain some images of spiders – but these have been carefully selected to be the most cute and least disturbing as possible. With the nervous arachnophobia in mind (me!) some images have been substituted with cartoon representations. As you might’ve sussed, I try to align my blogs with charactersContinue reading “Arachnophobia!”
If you think moths are simply dowdy brown creatures – think again!
Meet Arnie – a headstrong ant who’s determined to make it on his own – but how is that going for him?