Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lederhosen.

Shiny, shiny, shiny suit of leather. Advertisements

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Caterpillar coat crisis.

It was only when I came back from the shops that I realised that I had been wearing a caterpillar under my coat. Another day, another caterpillar catastrophe.

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Chain of fools.

These Eri silkmoth larvae seem to be locked into a strange line dance.

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Yet more larvae.

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Serving Suggestion 3

These succulent Eri caterpillars make a tasty light supper served enticingly on a vintage platter. I reared the caterpillars myself, and was lucky to find the platter at an auction at Curr and Dewar, Dundee.

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The Guardian.

This young hawkmoth caterpillar is enjoying reading the Guardian. It doesn’t appear to have noticed that it’s upside down.

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Grubs.

Vulvular caterpillage – this fortunately rare condition is little understood.

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