Pest Control

huntsman

The natural tendency when confronted by a spider that’s almost the size of your own hand is to be scared, very scared. In the eight years I’ve lived in Australia so far though, I’ve learned to like one of Australia’s biggest spiders, the Huntsman spider. And that’s what I decided to write about for Australia [...]

cats

I’m going to take a brief interlude from my series about Australia’s most liveable cities to talk about “feral”. Feral is not a word I remember using too often when I lived in the UK, here in Australia though, the word is used quite regularly. We have feral camels, we have feral water buffalo, we [...]

Huntsman

I have written many, many posts about intruders coming into my house. Only last week I presented you with a small list linking to just a handful of such posts when I wrote about being Viciously Attacked in My Own Back Garden! I have also written about the Huntsman Spider before, in a post called [...]

huntsmans fangs

Once a year, around this time each year, we have our house sprayed for pest control. It costs around $250 and I wrote about the last time we had it done in my post called Good News for Those Scared of Australian Spiders and Creepy Crawlies. Time, I think, that we have it redone. But [...]