Last week I trod on a grass hopper in son’s room. It was dead already, but it went crunch and I didn’t like it.
I keep seeing geckos in the apartment. I try to be cool about these because they are much more frightened of me than I am of them (do you wanna bet?)
We went away for the bank holiday to Kanchanaburi (a two hour drive in good traffic) and our room was full of ants. They seem to have lost their purpose a bit and wondered indiscriminately about our table top.
We went elephant trekking in jungley undergrowth and something fell down my top and bit my tummy. I squidged it between fingers to kill it before I looked to see what it was (I'll never make a Buddhist) … I couldn’t tell what it was after my hysterical squidging episode but my tummy is red, itchy and sore. I’m afraid it might hatch spiders.
I got totally and utterly bitten by mosquitos by the river Kwai and now every single bit of skin is red, swollen and itchy.
Then … THEN, I come to post about my weekend by the Bridge over the River Kwai and this …. THIS ... is what I see on my laptop: