Nov 21, 2011

Ugh, spiders!

I know the spiders have been around here, like, a million years before me. I appreciate that they contribute to the eco balance in their own unique way. But I still hate them.

I hate them indoors. I live in a unit several floors up and yet, they invade the home.

I hate them springing down on me from my ceiling just like the spider which scared off Ms Muffet.

I hate them weaving their webs around my intray, shelves and anything that has not moved in a day.

And I hate them outdoors. I hate passing by them and having to duck underneath them on the sidewalk.

Let me introduce you to the four that greet me everyday when I enter the apartments.





I think they are yellow banded garden spiders.

4 comments:

  1. I think they're St Andrews Cross spiders - the friendliest and nicest of them all! You're very honoured up there. If you lived down at ground level, you'd be getting visits from those deadly Sydney funnelwebs!

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  2. Thanks, was trying to ID them! They are at ground level, among the shrubs just after the entrance gates.

    *faints* I long for a backyard, but hubby insists I don't have the stomach for one.

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  3. I found a giant wolf spider in my car ....

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  4. (shudder) I've seen videos online of people finding huge spiders in their cars.

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