Hello! Welcome to my humble blog. My name is James and I’m 32, married, and have a beautiful three year old daughter. I was born in Worcestershire, England but moved to Jakarta, Indonesia in January 2008.

When I’m not busy working for a well-known English language franchise group, I spend my time being fascinated by the natural world. I’ve become an amateur Entomologist with a small collection of less than 100 specimens, and love the knowledge you gain of nature through identification and comparative study.

Not only with the insects but also through plants, mammals and any example of life, I aim to build my understanding of evolution of which I am fascinated by. If this information is gathered and recorded in a truly scientific way, the knowledge can be passed down to not only my own daughter but anyone who wants to see a snapshot of nature in this beautiful part of the world.

I hope this blog will be a place where likeminded people can help in the identification of species, share knowledge on subjects, or just share in the wonder of life.