The Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Dragonflies are fascinating insects – large, glamorous, amazingly skilful aerial predators, with complex, racy behaviour, full of sex and violence and belonging well after the 9 pm watershed. One of Devon’s most spectacular is...

A painting of William Pengelly

Pengelly, The DA and Scholarship (2012)

Full title “William Pengelly, The Devonshire Association, and 150 Years of Scholarship.” by Dr Robin Wootton. You can download a copy by clicking on the downward-pointing icon in the middle of the toolbar below....

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...

The Hudson Transparencies

The photographs here complement those in: Wootton, Robin (2011), ‘The Hudson Transparencies. A set of remarkable visual aids by a distinguished Victorian microscopist.’ Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association 143 pp. 61–90, where...