Tag Archives: insect

  1. Macro Monday: Ladybird/bug

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    Monday 18 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Depending on where you are from, you’d know this as a Ladybird (UK), or a Ladybug (US). Here we call it …
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  2. Macro Monday: Finger puppet?

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    Monday 04 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s a friendly little praying mantis… We get these a lot around here, and I’m truly fascinated by them. They …
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  3. Macro Monday: New strange bug!

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    Monday 23 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This weekend I was happily winding down after a long session doing some more serious chores in the garden itself, …
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  4. Macro Monday: Another fly

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    Monday 09 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    For Macro Monday this week, I have selected another ‘fly’ shot. It’s not in perfect focus I think, and perhaps stretching the …
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  5. Macro Monday: Mr McFly

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    Monday 26 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    For my Macro Monday entry this week, here is a little chap who was having a staring competition with me …
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  6. Macro Monday: The Wasp Mk II

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    Monday 19 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Having another spot of breakfast, on a Sunday this week, and yet another young wasp decided to join in the …
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  7. Macro Monday: Fly inspects autumn colours

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    Monday 12 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is my entry for Macro Monday for this week. Hope you all enjoy it! SPIKE

  8. Macro Monday: The Wasp

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    Monday 05 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Having a spot of breakfast on Saturday, and a young wasp decided that the honey was just too delicious to …
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  9. Macro Monday: Locust

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    Monday 21 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Locusts are regular visitors to our farm; not on any biblical scale, but just enough for the chickens to chase, …
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  10. Macro Monday: Damselfly

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    Monday 07 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    These are my Macro Monday images for this week, taken by my wife on an LG-G2 phone. Hope you all …
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  11. Macro Monday: Semi-transparent bug

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    Monday 17 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This former, ex, gone, departed, or just plain dead bug has joined us this week for Macro Monday. From its …
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  12. Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy (I)

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    Saturday 15 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    How about a creepy poo-bug?? This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a Mole Cricket, or Gryllotalpa …
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  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Close Up (II)

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    Monday 27 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was a small find among the woodpile! Hope you enjoy …
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  14. In memory of our bougainvillea…

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    Wednesday 29 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    It looks like our two bougainvillea’s have become the latest victims from the much colder than normal winter, albeit it was just perhaps ten …
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  15. Macro Monday: ‘Bug Eyes’

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    Monday 26 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Here is my posting for Macro Monday. Found this little fella hiding behind the bougainvillea that I was cutting back …
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  16. Macro Monday: “Small but tough”

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    Monday 01 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Another bug from our balcony. These small centipede type bugs are small, but really tough. …
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  17. Macro Monday: “Cute Arachnoid”

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    Monday 24 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Living in rural Turkey, we share our world with our arachnid friends; from tiny weeny …
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  18. Macro Monday: “Busy Bee”

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    Monday 26 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. . . . Hope you all like it ! .

  19. Macro Monday: “Pink Bug”

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    Monday 19 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. . . Hope you all like it ! .

  20. The Short Life of Mr Poo-Bug

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    Saturday 12 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Usual farm life this past few days… shifting a tonne of cow poo to the open fertiliser depots for use …
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  21. So What Was In The Woodpile?

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    Thursday 06 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    When tackling the woodpile this week, I found a little friend. The challenge was, what did I find, and where? This …
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