Friday, April 30, 2004

Arrabella the Arachnid: "In September 1999 a spider took up residence in my driver's wing-mirror. I had returned to the car several times after parking it in town to find a web. Then whilst driving along I noticed the spider hanging on to the web and swaying in the wind...some pictures of this creature who found a home in my wing-mirror, together with some poems by writers inspired by her story"

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Insect Journal: spiders are rare here, but this is such a beautifully designed website and I couldnt resist. (via Reflections in d minor)

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Friday Arachnid blogging: here's an excellent blog with spiders every friday.

Monday, April 19, 2004

How a spider can defy gravity: Scientists have uncovered the secret of how a spider can defy gravity: its eight feet are covered with minute hairs that generate a tiny electrical force strong enough to hold 173 times the arthropod's weight