The answer to last night’s mystery bug ID was of course Leptocorisa acuta. Many of you sent in the correct answer but first out of the hat was Mercury Wong. Well done Mercury.
So tonight we have another quiz especially for MWPG. A clue: its a flower.
Its very, very easy so I want its Latin name please. (Brutus is not acceptable).
The only other offering I have today is (yawn) another ***** seascape.
But wait, what peeks through the undergrowth? Yes its another lep!! Hurrah. Pseudocatharylla duplicella. One the good doctor identified for me (Dr. Roger Kendrick) and one indeed he has not seen in a long time. So I had two good leps in one morning. BTW this one is about 1cm in wingspan. Tiny little thing.
Other than that I had a trip to the scan clinic (clear) and a jolly fine lunch at The Club with a good chum. Sausage, beans and chips, bread & butter pudding, 2 buckets of gunner and a pair of coffees. And that was just me. But what is a gunner you ask? Wiki has the answer:
A gunner is a cocktail served in more prominent clubs and bars, especially those popular with expats, in Hong Kong and other parts of the Far East and India formerly under British colonial rule. It consists of equal parts ginger beer (or lemonade) and ginger ale with a dash of Angostura bitters and sometimes a measure of lime cordial or lemon juice. It is noted for its refreshing qualities, especially in warm weather.
Just like school all over again except for the gunners. Herefordshire Education Authority couldn’t run to that. Actually they didn’t do B&B pud’ either. But then again Herefordshire wasn’t a colony whereas Hong Kong
Time to clock off for the day. Goodnight all.