DippyBlogs (dippyblogs) wrote,
DippyBlogs
dippyblogs

  • Mood:
  • Music:

The Insect Effect

The owner of this company believes that beehives are a good omen, they predict financial gain.
Hence, no beehive made anywhere in the company is destroyed. As a result, from the 9th floor lobby, where my office is, you are treated with the sight of a huge swarm of bees building their nest and playing around outside the window everytime you wait around for the lift - which I assure you is a long wait.

This is the season that insects abound in Gujarat it seems. Everywhere you look, you can see tiny red ants busily working away. There are hair thin spiders industriously weaving nets and smller stubbier ones at unexpected corners.

As if this daily bombardment wasnt enough, yesterday I was channel surfing, and in the middle of a phone conversation paused on Nat Geo. Guess what programme started in a minute or so? Youre right! A documentary on how insects evolved and how the tiny ones help in decomposing carcasses in various landscapes. Beautiful sight assure you (sic)
Especially when you are tied down to the charger and the remote is exaclty that - at a remote location.

Today I open Wikipedia, and the photograph of the day happens to be - you guessed right! Of a citrus root weevil!

Ah insects.

Perhaps a Dirx paradise, but Dips definitely doesnt want a share.

*euugh*
Tags: living
Subscribe

  • Freewriting

    The last post I see, is from 2013. That is three years ago. It is a long time in the life of some, and very short in others. For me, it went before I…

  • It's Monsoons Again

    Monsoons - one of the most beautiful seasons in India. I cannot but help get lost in the rains every year. Sure, I crib about it, the ceaseless pour…

  • Keeping track of your feeds

    Thanks to Facebook and its integration feature for Google Reader which I use, I now get a staple question from most of my frnds - what is 'shared…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments