Stripey insects

Amongst the wild flowers in the lawn I discovered  this spider with wasp-like markings poised unmoving in the centre of her web; looking it up on the web (!) I found that it is indeed called a wasp spider, and depending on its age it weaves a zig zag design on its web, much as…

A mystery solved.

Well, I have not been forthcoming with my blogs of late, partly because there are not enough hours even during the long summer days. Things have calmed down a bit now, summer exhibitions are over. I have taken down the latest exhibition, minus the paintings that sold, and the rest are now stored in my…