Wolf spider

I never realised I had arachnophobia until I zoomed into this photo and looked into the spider’s eyes… *shudder* I think this is a wolf spider, although I’m not sure. I trapped it in a pint glass, and it was big enough to touch the entire rim of the glass with its legs.

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A spider’s web

This evening in my garden I very nearly walked through a large spider web. I stopped for a second and admired the way the low evening sun was illuminating the spider and web from both sides, and then I rushed indoors and grabbed my macro lens – here’s the result.

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