Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist


We have hornets nesting in the roof. One of them got into the bathroom last night and was furiously bumping itself against the light fitting. I slipped on a latex glove, trapped it in a hand towel and bundled it out the window. It came straight back in. We repeated this action four times. On the fifth incursion it brought a friend with it. This got me really annoyed- and a little scared- and maybe I moved a little faster- because this time I slammed the window shut before either of them could return.

My mother has a buddleia. I went over to admire it yesterday and found it full of bees and butterflies. I counted at least four red admirals. 
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.