Where we live there are still lots of Praying Mantis around even though we are in November. Did you know, these very exotic looking insects have triangular heads which can turn 180 degrees, like humans, large eyes AND they can fly! Here’s another interesting fact – they only have one ear, and you will never […]

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Butterflies are beautiful you know. I am watching them from just outside the front door, which Mum and Dad have thoughtfully put a shady porch on so I can sunbathe safely. Nearby is a gigantic bush with long purple flowers on it, it is called a buddleia, and it attracts lots of butterflies. Today it […]

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As I walk around the lakes this morning with my Mum, my attention is drawn to a very noisy frog which is sitting on a stone. “Good morning Mr. Frog,” I say, but it just ignores me. Then, suddenly, its tongue darts out and it catches a little fly, and quick as a flash it […]

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Today, walking around the lovely lakes nearby in the sunshine, Toby was happily sniffing around when something bright red caught my eye. There on a piece of reed was a bright red dragonfly.                                 I had never seen a red […]

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