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Thursday, July 16

 
 
YEAR:  2020 | Tags:  | | |
 
 
 
 
 

Sauna house, 15:00

 
 

I first noticed this grasshopper on the table in the sauna house early in the morning. I went to fetch my iPad or phone to photograph it, and got distracted. By the time I got back it had disappeared.

Now, in the middle of the afternoon, I realise that it had hardly moved at all. I come across it sitting on a light switch. It clearly can’t work up any enthusiasm for escaping. It sits their with its antenna twitching as I get nearer and nearer to it.

Eventually we will move it outside where it will sit still, but perfectly alive, refusing to do any hopping in the newly mown grass.