The Grasshopper Lies Heavy

The inner circle of Cahercommaun Stone Fort contains a wealth of wildlife – I’ve even seen a frog in there. This was a common green grasshpper that allowed me to get right up close. Bear in mind, this guy was less than 20mm long…
common green grasshopper,  Omocestus viridulus
The title of the post comes from The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick.

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Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.


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