I took my gumboots off last night and out plopped a big fat black spider. It stuck to my sock. ARGH. I jumped around like a big girl going "eek eek eek eek eek eek eek!".

The gumboots usually get shaken before putting them on because cockroaches love our laundry (where I keep the gumboots). Typical - the one time I forget, something is in there!

Things about gardening I find hard to handle: cockroaches, earwings, milli/centipedes, and SPIDERS. Oh, and picking up a clump of dirt, only to realise that in fact it's cat poo and has just squashed in my hand. Blurgh.

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Comment by Sonya on June 22, 2009 at 7:34pm
Ugh yes, earwigs and centipedes are the worst - I think they probably do beat spiders. *shudder* C just discovered a centipede crawling across the carpet... it must have come out of the wood. Ugh!
Comment by octopusgrrl on June 21, 2009 at 9:26pm
omg, hate milli/centipedes, earwigs and anything with way too many legs. Don't usually mind spiders unless they surprise me like little Miss Muffet :P
Comment by Hester on May 3, 2009 at 5:27pm
The perils of gumboots.Poor you.

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