Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

Good Bye and Live Well, My Dragonflies!

This is going to be the shortest, and the happiest post I have ever written! This was what greeted me in the morning when I went out to empty my … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nymphs to Dragonflies

I have some good news and bad news. I will go with the bad news first. In my last update, I mentioned Tippy. His life as a dragonfly was really … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tippy, Our First Dragonfly!

Here is the update on our YAGO (dragonfly nymphs). Meet Tippy, our first dragonfly! (And yes, I named it, and now I have to live with the consequence of an ill-fated … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Babysitting Dragonfly Nymphs

Fireball is in grade two now. Specifically for this age group (no idea why), they have an event in school known as the Yago Tori (ヤゴ取り/collecting dragonfly nymphs). The school … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Exploring Tunnels in Ibaraki

Last Saturday, it was a bright and beautiful day in Chiba. So, we decided to drive a little further, to visit an interesting playground at Kensei Sougou Kouen (県西総合公園), in Ibaraki … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Hunting for Character Easter Eggs at Tokyo Disneyland

We were given two Disney theme park tickets, which will expire in June. Since we wanted to avoid the crowds during the Golden Week holidays (early this month) as well … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

Meeting Hello Kitty in Seibuen Amusement Park

I am pretty sure that spring is already here – the start of the dreaded hay fever season. The temperature is still cold (around 10-15*C on average days) but my body had … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment