with an alert for ophidiophobics

Actually, if we’re going to be all pedantic, it was the night before last.

The Man happened to glance up from his fish and said: “Is that a possum tail hanging down at the window?”

I, being closer to the window, said:”I don’t think so, but I’ll go and check.”

Out on the deck I could see exactly what it was and called for a camera…

Well, from the dining table it looked like a possum dangly bit!

But it was a  brown tree snake feasting on a gecko.

OK…all you ophidiophobes can come back now!

Harvested from my potted treasures…

…garlic,basil,parsley,rosemary,mint and nasturtiums.

I’m glad a took a picture cos this rain may put paid to the poor things!

At this time of year I  like to rummage around in the virtual bargain bin and find gifts to suit my readers.

But, as you know, I’m a tad preoccupied this year. So I’m letting you do you own shopping.

Please help yourselves to a card.

Happy shopping! And thanks for all the comments,guys.

My next post will be from  the U S of A  .Wheee!

However you spend the  next few days I hope they will be happy days. And if you live  somewhere that has Funnel Webs or scorpions or slithery things, or cheeky kids, take care when you delve into your stocking!  🙂

33 thoughts on “LAST NIGHT’S DINNER

    • Ronnie,dear…why do you think I put the warning in red at the head of the post? It’s a measure of my regard for those of my friends who don’t see the world as I do. (Of course,I am living in a pretty creepy part of the world! 😉 )


    • Thankyou, Celia. Damart? Er…no. But I have bought some leather gloves. Dents gloves, to boot! (This will mean nothing to non-UK readers.) The rest I’ll get when I am in NY.
      Have a wonderful Christmas and special wishes to Cliff. It’s the memories that make it wonderful, right?


  1. At least I’m not snake-phobic. It came in handy when I had to get a black racer snake off the steps of the place I used to work at (while even the guys were backing away. Wimps).

    And no delays through Seoul for you! Will we see a guest post from Estorbo here?


    • I know quite a few men who turn pale and frail when faced with a snake. I’m OK with the “easy” ones, but would certainly not tangle with a Taipan or Eastern Brown. Respec’, man.
      I am sure Estorbo will have something to say.Might need editing of course! 😉


  2. Wow…and the presence of mind to grab the camera! Holy… glad it was outside!

    Have a wonderful Christmas, a smooth, hassle-free flight and, most especially, a great time in NY.


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