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… the very next day


Well, Abel came round again the following day, and after lunch grabbed his grandmother’s hand and took her to the pond. This time there were two green frogs.

There must be something in the genes: thirty years before, his mother enjoyed a close encounter with this frog. She – Abel’s mother that is – was very fond of the red boots and colourful anorak but fascinated by the frog.



Hidden in Full View

hidden harvestman (691x800)

One wall of our house has many pitted bricks, like this one. Some of the damage may have been done in World War II air raids on the nearby railway. It’s good to see how this hole has been adopted as a shelter by this daddy-long-legs or harvestman. He fits in very well with the cracks in the brickwork!