When Insects Go Stick

…giant stick insect….they stand out a bit after they’ve shed….and/or you’ve trimmed the hedge….

Holiday Snaps

…I meant to put these up on Sunday, but was extra busy in the shop…

…snow forecast for today…so no so busy today!….

…always holiday prepared…(especially if you’re still carrying that cold)….IMG_5385

 

…take plenty of recycling….(and booze)

 

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….and sustenance….

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…because your hostess may have cleaned (out) the fridge…

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…and only left you a fluffy quince…(without explaining they are supposed to be fluffy)…

 

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…go outside….don’t forget your gloves….

 

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…take pictures of nature….

 

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…and natures residents….

 

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…get back inside before the weather breaks….

 

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…had a wonderful time…

…wish I was back there now!

What If

…Jesus were suddenly attacked by a giant octopus…

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…would he be able to defend himself with his special death-ray hands…

…or would that be un-chistian of him with St Francis day just past and all?…

…(it occurred to me while doodling for the tryptic series of a couple of weeks ago that the hand position Jesus is often portrayed as holding could be tipped on its side & used to represent a hand gun…like we did way back in school ¬†when we couldn’t find an appropriate stick… and being as how he’s Jesus, he’d be able to shoot fire out the tips of his fingers…

…it would probably smell of brimstone…

…”pew” is a time honoured vocal imitation of a gun firing in NZ…

…and before the regulars ask….yes, I ran with this idea…

…see you back here tomorrow…).