Category: Devon

Book review – The Asian Hornet Handbook

Sarah Bunker, The Asian Hornet Handbook. Psocid Press, 2019. 157 pp. ISBN: 978-1-9160871-0-1 (softback £16). British honeybees and beekeepers have had a troublesome few decades with a succession of predators and diseases arriving, attacking...

Book review – The Bidlakes of Bridestowe

Ellie Babbedge, The Bidlakes of Bridestowe. Exeter: Short Run Press, 2018. 98 pp. one colour plate and B&W illustrations. The Bidlakes of Bridestowe, as its title suggests, is an account of an ancient Devon...

Songs of Devon: Widecombe Fair

If any song is forever Devon, then it is Tom Pearse, or is it Uncle Tom Cobleigh? or Widdicombe Fair? Even if we can’t agree the title or the spelling, we all know of...