Friday, May 11, 2012

Wonder what he's thinking

Raking the garden a few days ago, preparing a spot for planting lupins, I disturbed this big, black, ground beetle. He scrambled across the lawn, but was surprisingly docile once I'd caught him.

He was a dull black, I thought, until the light played on him; then he turned out to be beautifully decked in iridescent blues and purples.

As curious about me as I am about him.

Day two of early mornings and long days behind me. One more to go.


  1. Oh wow, he's a beautiful insect! What great close-ups. Glad to have found your place through Clytie's Random Hearts.


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