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  • Chris Waugh,

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    The scene… shot by the wee one.

    Up close.

    Closer still.... why does the phrase "purple people eater" spring to mind? There aren't many purple people around here to eat.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    O flower of Scotland,
    What are you doing,
    All th' way o'er here?

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    Our thistles swarm with bugs.

    And closer in. The bigger ones look like some kind of ladybird, but I have no idea what the smaller ones are beyond "bugs". And they seem caught in some kind of web. Anybody know what they are and who's catching them?

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Nora Leggs, in reply to Chris Waugh,

    Our thistles swarm with bugs

    Aphids!!!! All aphids in different sizes ages and stages.

    Auckland • Since Dec 2011 • 2700 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh, in reply to Nora Leggs,

    Thanks. But they all seems stuck. and the thistle seems to have some kind of web-like stuff around it catching them.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Ian Dalziel, in reply to Chris Waugh,

    this'll help...

    ...the thistle seems to have some kind of web-like stuff around it catching them.

    The Scotch are notoriously tight...
    :- )

    But seriously, the web-stuff seems to be part of the process, here is the portal to the full story...

    Christchurch • Since Dec 2006 • 7939 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh, in reply to Ian Dalziel,

    the full story…

    With lots of big words. Thanks, Ian.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • JacksonP,

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    Rosemary is pretty, up closer.

    Auckland • Since Mar 2011 • 2450 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    We're finally seeing live snails again.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    I think this is a very young toon.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    Not the Yellow Brick Road, but a trail of some kind.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    The wee one has expensive taste in cars…

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

    [try again later]

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Ian Dalziel, in reply to Chris Waugh,

    The wee one has expensive taste in cars…

    …needs to work on her parking, though…
    ;- )

    (you may have refreshed the page before upload finished)


    [edit} hallo, hallo, I seem to be lost in the Edit Zone...

    Christchurch • Since Dec 2006 • 7939 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    Soo, bee n buzzy..

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    More of the same…

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Jos,

    Lovely shots sofie, especially love the third one with the bee under the white flower!

    Whakatane • Since Jan 2012 • 877 posts Report Reply

  • Jos,

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    We had a fat visitor in the birch tree this afternoon

    Whakatane • Since Jan 2012 • 877 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh, in reply to Ian Dalziel,

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    I seem to be lost in the Edit Zone…

    Not the only one. And she parks pretty well for someone who can only see under the steering wheel. Try again...

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca, in reply to Chris Waugh,

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    Try again…

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    lily by night

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    Here's an old shot

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Chris Waugh,

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    Another flower that looks like a scary alien up close.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 2401 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    Chives and Pitcher

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca,

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    Dragonfly.
    Huhu

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

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