Cobwebs

I'm quite sure you must be wondering what this is. Hardworking Pyrenees spiders did this. A light drizzle too. And that. And that.  

Cabbage Butterfly (Pieris brassicae)

Cabbage Butterfly (aka Large White or Pieris Brassicae, brassica meaning "cabbage" in Latin). As it happens, they seem to have a liking for cabbage. As they couldn't find any in the Montparnasse Churchyard, they started feeding on lavender instead.

Beloved Kitten

Today's theme was about Jen's daughter clutching a Teddy bear in her arms. I found that picture of a little girl hugging a kitten in my portfolio. I love the kitten's expression.

Variations on a theme: evolution

This week's topic is variations on a theme. This made me think of a recent visit to the Paris Natural History Museum where all sorts of species are presented. Some are fake plastic replicas, some are - quite realistic - stuffed animals like these North African lions (extinct). A Hyena, not yet extinct nor endangered but... Continue Reading →

Funny statues and lemur

This week’s challenge is “fun”. In fact I missed the past two ones as I was busy replenishing my photo album collection while touring the Pacific Northwest with the Wife. A few months ago we went with some friends in the Alps and we came across some very weird statues. The gentleman who creates them... Continue Reading →

Cobwebs

As we last went to our holiday home in the Pyrenees, we found the house had been home to busy spiders after almost two years of absence. I took a few pictures (below) of those thick layers of cobweb but my wife didn’t much like them, judging they “didn’t quite look like cobwebs”. So I... Continue Reading →

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