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August 11, 2013 / viewsfromasmallisland

Going home to rest

The end of a perfect day

Another beautiful day comes to an end. There was a fabulous sunset and we continue to enjoy a proper summer. The insect life is just incredible, absolutely buzzing. Unfortunately that does include wasps. I know wasps have a role in the natural order of things but that doesn’t include climbing in my beer while I’m drinking it or sharing my al fresco meal.

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  1. kiwiskan / Aug 11 2013 10:06 pm

    brilliant capture. Love it

  2. Heather / Aug 12 2013 3:19 am

    gorgeous shot…lol…the wasps are not shy!

  3. Gallivanta / Aug 12 2013 4:59 am

    Beautiful photo. I agree …wasps are unwelcome dinner guests/drinking companions. Not just unwelcome; uninvited!

    • viewsfromasmallisland / Aug 12 2013 8:25 am

      Thank you. The fine summer has meant an explosion in the wasp population. It seems I can’t sit outside for a minute with anything to eat or drink without being surrounded by them.

      • Gallivanta / Aug 12 2013 8:46 am

        I have just read that wasps imprint their food sources so it seems they have you marked 🙂

      • viewsfromasmallisland / Aug 12 2013 10:42 am

        That made me smile and explains a lot of what’s been happening lately. I feel I am being followed as soon as I step outside.

      • Gallivanta / Aug 12 2013 10:49 am

        It’s absolutely true! You are being followed. Or the beer is. And if you are wearing bright coloured clothing the’ following’ will be even more dedicated.

  4. jbcamera / Aug 12 2013 9:56 pm

    I agree with you. Wasps have their place in the world, but I prefer it to be far away from me!

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