At Home Beach on shore winds from the north turn the ocean a choppy aqua colour with wave peeks white frothy and erratic. It is a sign that the beach will have blue bottles awash on it’s shores.¬†Unsuspecting tourists for whom the island visit is a first, know not what they are diving into. Linear stings across their naked bellies, blue tendrils wrapped around their thighs and ankles leaving noose like marks, and babes screaming. Not a nice howdy doody.

Image credit to Reverend Hellfire and his ode to the humble every (other) day Bluebottle 

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