Winter Blossom Tree

Today I caught a tree vaguely resembling the challenge request I was given a few days ago. Missing the Tui, and arms at full extension (due to the tree being over a fence and my camera 28mm), the blossoming tree tied in with a lady informing me we were 2/3rd’s through winter gave a sense […]

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Butterfly on Flower

Same as yesterday, some more interesting facts: The fastest butterflies fly at 19kph(12mph) Many butterflies can taste with their feet to test suitability for laying eggs. Antarctica is the only continent on which no Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)  have been found Butterflies like to drink from mushy slices of banana, oranges and watermelon  

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Monarch in the Sun

I think if people were ever inspired by the children’s book ‘The Ugly Duckling’, than the story of the Monarch butterfly must be awe inspiring! Here is a creature that starts life as a little caterpillar, eats and eats and eats until it is about to burst, makes a little sleeping bag to sleep in […]

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