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Caterpillar update – week 3 – we have breaking news!

I was wondering what I was going to write this week in our caterpillar diary as nothing has happened at all since my last post. I came downstairs this morning, walked into the kitchen, clicked the kettle on and noticed … Continue reading

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Photo of the week – week 22

We have a fascination in this house with mini beasts and snails! Monkey and I were in the garden on Wednesday and he found a snail moving through the grass.  It kept him captivated for ages, especially as it was … Continue reading

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Caterpillar update time – week 2

Saturday 15th June – I can see our pupating caterpillar moving from the underside of his home.  I picked the glass jar up earlier to remove the uneaten Hawthorn leaves and I could see the cocoon moving quite a lot.  … Continue reading

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Caterpillar update time – week 1

Due to popular demand I have decided to write a weekly progress report on our caterpillar.  If you’ve missed all the fun then please click on these two previous posts to bring you up to speed 🙂 When I went … Continue reading

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Another hungry caterpillar

So our caterpillar saga continues.  Following on from yesterday’s post, Monkey woke up this morning asking where the caterpillar was –  aargh!!  Well obviously caterpillar was nowhere to be found in the garden. We walked to pre-school will eagle eyes … Continue reading

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Our very own Hungry Caterpillar

You know we’re into butterflies and bugs in this house, right?  Well today Monkey had a first experience, and who didn’t have her camera or phone with her!!?? We needed to post a birthday card so Monkey and I went … Continue reading

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We’re going on a …… Snail Hunt

As you know from an earlier post I grew up being inspired by my father to love nature and appreciate the world around me.  I always try to point out animals, birds and insects etc to Monkey whenever we are … Continue reading

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Scared of spiders? Not us, we’ve got an Entomologist in the family :)

When you’re a child you don’t really appreciate how your parents’ interests can impact on your life. I haven’t got my Mum’s green fingers and I’ve no interest in being a football referee like Dad but I have taken a … Continue reading

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Daffodils – My Mother’s Day flowers at their best

 

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