Titirangi Storyteller

Telling tales from around the world

Posts Tagged ‘wasp nest

Winter Wasp

with 9 comments

Stumbled upon this wasp nest on the ground this afternoon. I thought it must have fallen from a tree during one of our recent winter storms. But upon close inspection, it had been built on the ground and was a nest of activity. This little guy was especially charming – and so much prettier than your usual black and yellow wasp. Still would rather not get involved with him, though…

Using Gimp as a temporary replacement for Photoshop. Can’t complain, considering it’s free…

Written by Titirangi Storyteller

21/08/2011 at 12:01 am

Wasps!

with 2 comments

They weren’t bothering anyone.  I spotted them working away, moseyed over and stuck my lens in. They didn’t seem to mind.

The owner of the garden was, however, most deeply horrified. As we were leaving, I spotted her heading for the nest with a can of bug spray.

I feel kind of guilty. Even if they were ‘just’ wasps.

Written by Titirangi Storyteller

11/02/2011 at 11:04 pm

%d bloggers like this: