Helen Parker
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rhamphotheca (mantis): buggirl: beyond incredible.

although I do have to admit that this would be slightly threatening if I were and insect.-) rhamphotheca (mantis): buggirl: beyond incredible.

Eastern European Bee Hives with rear door open

European bee houses (the hives stay inside the houses and open at the back) - and a US and UK bee house. Images of the wonderful painted hives, and a look into how the eastern European hives work.

This is from the secret cache of recipes I turn to when I have to whip up something special at very short notice – and it’s just fabulous. Although it’s an unassuming slim little cake and somewhat wet inside, don’t let looks fool you; it has the best flavour, and there’s a lovely contrast between …

Flourless Coconut & Vanilla cake (Belinda Jeffery) - perfect for afternoon tea, but serve it with poached plums, quince or tamarillos and a dollop of rich cream and it’s like waving a magic wand that transforms it into a very elegant dessert.

This is a moth, those are his wings!

Atlas Moth (Attacus Atlas) ~ the tip of the moth's wing is camouflaged to resemble the head of a distinctive cobra snake. When disturbed, the Atlas moth falls to the ground and writhes about to complete the illusion.

The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread - super healthy bread using seeds, nuts, oats and psyllium seed husks for fiber and texture!

Treehoppers: Aetalionidae, Melizoderidae, and Membracidae (Hemiptera)

Treehoppers: Aetalionidae, Melizoderidae, and Membracidae (Hemiptera)

The Peacock Spider!

The Peacock spider (Maratus volans) a species of jumping spider native to eastern Australia. Only in length, it is only the males that have this bright colouring. -- just like real male peacocks!