Tuesday, September 17, 2013

My dear little friends, the ants, share some of our problems, but have different means of dealing with them. The weather, hey! global climate change present a challenge for them and us, though it must be added that they are most probably far less responsible for this than we are. Not so long ago we were in the midst of a very severe drought, the forests were burning (and of course you must excuse the excess of Photoshop):

Now the skies are mellowed by gentle moisture drifting up above:

and dump it carefully on our scorched earth, causing never seen before splashes:

No bonfire tonight:

But, back to the ants.Self-sacrificing they are indeed. Look how the plug the entrance to their nest to stop the water flooding it:

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