Monthly Archive: November 2019

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Autumn is the time when we develop a heightened awareness of spiders! Partly because the low sun, heavy dews and early frosts transform their sticky webs into jewelled artefacts and partly because it’s when...

Praying mantis 0

Praying mantis

On an October visit to southern Spain my wife was confronted by a large green insect clinging to the back of her chair, a predatory looking creature with front legs raised as though about...