Category: Flying Ant Day

  • Ladybird Invasion

    I saw some familiar round shapes on one of my windows and thought, ‘Oh, there must be a little nest or something.’ Came downstairs, looked at my patio windows and… loads of ladybirds! I don’t know why they all came out at one go, I’ve never seen that happen before. Is this another climate change…

  • Flying Ant Day(s) 2011

    Sooo… I don’t know what’s happening this year but the (flying) ants are going crazy. The above pic is on Green Lane, Rose spotted the ants as we were on our way to another supreme Thai Boran feast. And that photo is from July 3rd! Then there’s the above pic. As I came back to…

  • Flying Ant Day 2009!

    An ant, earlier today. HAPPY FLYING ANT DAY, EVERYBODY! THEY FLY, THEY FUCK, THEIR WINGS DROP OFF, THEY DIEEEE!

  • Today Was… Flying Ant Day ’08!

    Well, at least in Derby it was. Walking around town, the little bastards kept flying in my face, down the back of my shirt into my mouth. It’s a few days later than last year’s Flying Ant Day. Maybe they were finishing off the Snow Storm mission on GTAIV. That is particularly hard if your…

  • Flying Ant Day!

    Laydeez and genitals, may I present the world’s first LOLANT (as far as I’m aware) Today is… FLYING ANT DAY! Flying Ant Day is an informal term for a day on which queen ants emerge from the nest to begin their nuptial flight. In most species, the male ants also fly alongside them, although they…