A Bug’s Life

Common Green Shieldbugs are (as the name suggests) quite common where I live. If you met a brand new one and an adult you’d be forgiven for thinking they were different kinds of bugs. They change a lot as they grow. They have multiple moults where they shed their exoskeleton to reveal the next stageContinue reading “A Bug’s Life”

the view from here

the view from here has changed the meadows where we ran so wild and free all gone replaced by houses stacked in rows all neatly lawned and edged no trace remains of childhood days spent playing there a world of pure imagination (at least ’til time for tea) the cows moved on to other fieldsContinue reading “the view from here”