For the past 7 days our chrysalides have been hanging around quietly while they make their secretive changes. On the morning of day 17 (since their arrival on our doorstep) I noticed that some of the chrysalides had started to … Continue reading
Day 13 after 3 days of hardening we removed our chrysalides from their poo/food/web gunk. We cleaned them gently with a cotton wool ball while they furiously wiggled their little bodies, and placed them in their new netted home … Continue reading
3 days after our return from holidaying in Norfolk we received 10 tiny black caterpillars in a little parcel on the doorstep. We ordered two jars (1 each) of Painted Lady caterpillars to raise into butterflies from Insect Lore. We … Continue reading
During our time on the beach we did a lot of wandering along the coastline. Inevitably we found lots of weird and wonderful things that we just had to keep hold of. Gradually each day we added to our collections, … Continue reading
Our recent visit to the Norfolk coast was planned to coincide with the twins fourth birthday as the beach is their most favourite place to play. Their birthday started with the usual balloons, birthday cake (made and decorated by us … Continue reading
Day 28 we headed to the North Norfolk coast for a blissful ten days of fun on the beach… I will share some more of our our wild adventures in Norfolk soon.
Sand in the sandwiches, Sand in the tea, Flat, wet sand running Down to the sea. Pools full of seaweed, Shells and stones, Damp bathing suits And ice-cream cones. Waves pouring in To a sand-castle moat. Mend the defences! Now … Continue reading