My deck drops onto a beach in Handsome Bay, Virgin Gorda, BVI. Whilst many of the North shore beaches are unaffected, some leeward beaches like ours are now feeling the full effect of the Sargassum bloom taking over the Caribbean. It started as a nuisance, some 18 months ago, and has now reached epic proportions. Recently we’veContinue reading “Sargassum bloom in the Caribbean, and how it kills shoreline sealife”
I was up very early to not go fishing on a cancelled offshore sport fishing trip the other week… On the bright side, I got to watch the sun come up, and caught this rather nice picture of my battered old island jeep (relegated to emergency duties these days) against the incoming new day. UsingContinue reading “how to make an 18 year old Vitara / Sidekick look nice”
Found this little lady on the shower curtain this morning. To give an idea of size, the egg sac is under 2mm in diameter, so I thought I’d give my little Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25 a test, not having used its’ macro for much so far. Given that it’s only a small pocket compact with 8xContinue reading “macro tiny spider mum”
Our house is surrounded by these little migrant blighters, and they’re a bit of a pest, eating the local treefrogs, small lizards, and not eating mosquitos, which the local wildlife otherwise do. Still, they make for a nice photo.