I'm not certain what his excuse is. Its not like he was born yesterday (or 12 days ago). He has been brought up to date with the current set of rules and regulations in operation at Chez Harrison-Goldin. Heck, we even wrote on the census his understanding of English was 'excellent' (well, we may have written 'very good', because it was probably "one of those days", but still...
there is no excuse for this:
Apparently its a spiders web. The spider lives in the window sill and its web wrapped all over the living room and the yarn trunk/coffee table from the car boot sale. Ellis offers a full description in the video below.
I am not certain that laughing and filming him will disuade him from future web building, but it was rather funny.