Pollinators hard at work!

Pollinators hard at work!   “One in three bites of food can be attributed to a pollinator”. This statement is often quoted by biologists around the world when talking about pollinators and their importance to our lives.   In Africa pollinators are primarily wild insects that travel between farms and natural habitat, and are extremely … Read more

Incredible!

Dear All – many thanks for the kind comments and I will respond to some of the questions soon. I just found and photographed the most incredible ‘creepy-crawlies’ in my house this evening.     As I was brushing my teeth, I noticed someone watching me quietly from the corner. The area around my sink … Read more

Termites hard at work!

Termites hard at work at Lake BaringoDear All, Hello – greetings from the road here. Have been travelling through the Rift valley and Western Kenya looking at plants, birds and insects along the way. Many of you will be familiar with the massive termite mounds that are found on the East African savannahs and in … Read more

Meet the Butterflion!!

Hello!I’ve been meaning to share what I’ve been up to over the past few days. I have been painting a lion for the Pride of Kenya event, which is being organised by the Born Free foundation to raise awareness about the plight of Kenya’s lions and the need for their conservation.Of course as an insect-lover … Read more