This preciously small jumping spider was found along a fire break track that I was following during some time spent solo in the bush a couple of days ago. There were two spotted along several kilometres. Not sure of the identity just yet…An unusual flower?Early in the week to celebrate this little boys second birthday I took him to the ocean. We also ate raspberry pancakes for lunch with maple syrup. Mike was away for the official day but is home now and we’ll have a little party for him on Sunday with cake and his mates. I can hardly believe that our little darling has turned two!! Found this tiny frog in the yard today whilst mowing the lawn.Also found this crevasse dwelling jumping spider in the grass later in the afternoon after the lawn mowing massacre. The ground was just a scramble of insects trying to find new homes or prevent theirs from being looted by opportunists.
It was looking pretty dire here until last weeks massive rain storm rolled through. A week on and the ground is starting to look almost 50% green. It’s incredible how quickly the germination has rooted and begun to bring more sustenance to these hard working mums!
This is the shell of a woman who’s not slept deeply in two years… worth it though! Wesley is the happiest little person I’ve ever known and I’m feeling so grateful to be his mum.These are some pea flowers that were open a couple of weeks ago. The road is starting to awaken and it’s looking like the rains are going to keep coming… hurray!!Found these two lovers this afternoon – they are bull ants and god I’m horrified by the fact that they can also fly. The male is clinging to the females back here.Here is evidence of some of the rain we’ve had recently.This is on the road just south of Amboseli. It was here that frogs could be heard calling to one another – a sign that winter has finally arrived!