Splendour Awaits will continue where The Bug Whisperer left off, but with greater diversity. I will continue to share bug photographs, macro photography techniques and information on equipment. I will keep an eye out for inspirational photographers and entomologists, and will try to make the site a sort of central hub for all things buggy. I will continue sharing what I learn in my self-directed entomology studies. As my knowledge increases, I hope to share more on some of the latest research in entomology — especially research that relates just how awesome invertebrate diversity, complexity and behavior can be. And instead of looking at the bugs in isolation, I also want to spend some time looking at bug habitats and the diversity of life in the macro-world they live in. Splendour awaits in minute proportions.
“I have argued in this book that we are human in good part because of the particular way we affiliate with other organisms. They are the matrix in which the human mind originated and is permanently rooted, and they offer the challenge and freedom innately sought. To the extent that each person can feel like a naturalist, the old excitement of the untrammeled world will be regained. I offer this as a formula of re-enchantment to invigorate poetry and myth: mysterious and little known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendor awaits in minute proportions.”
BiophiliaLiterally, the "love of life or living systems". "The connections that human beings subconsciously seek with the rest of life.” (E.O. Wilson), 1984, Harvard University Press, ISBN 0-674-07441-6