Posts tagged “nature

pondlife in summer

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trying out Ed’s new underwater camera in our pond (and a bit of photoshop)


2018 rock weighing

Xaver left brand-new at 9.2gr October 2017 and today at 60gr.

Gustaf 12.4gr brand-new in October 2016, 42gr in 2017 and today 102.2gr and outgrowing the weighing spoon.


news from the pond

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finally everything has established itself in the new pond. Water lilies and one stunning water lily.

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new moths

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over Easter on Euboea these giant moths metamorphosed and sat drying their wings in the sun. This one hasn’t extended its antennas yet the next…

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has full reception.


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pond goes baroque

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when renovating our bathroom we finally managed to take out that silly Jacuzzi tub, transport it down to the terrace and replace the old flowerpot pond there. All it needed now was a new surround covering the weird shape of it. Marine plywood painted with 2K boat paint, Lino print for that baroque feel, and two waterproof solar LEDs found on sale.

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the skirt is marine ply on the straight bit and Styrofoam ceiling trim for the curved part.

now all I have to do is wait for the water lillies to come up and the iris to grow back to their previous size. (and maybe paint that water spout)