Let's Welcome The Insects, Dragonflies and Moths To Burwell

PUBLISHED: 10:41 28 July 2009 | UPDATED: 10:58 04 May 2010

WHILE it is intriguing to imagine Mr Woollard as a modern day Lytton Strachey trying to interpose his own body between 1,500 different species of insects and the terrified inhabitants of Burwell, I for one rather welcome the dragonflies, moths, butterflie

WHILE it is intriguing to imagine Mr Woollard as a modern day Lytton Strachey trying to interpose his own body between 1,500 different species of insects and the terrified inhabitants of Burwell, I for one rather welcome the dragonflies, moths, butterflies, bees and beetles massing to sweep down on us followed, as they inevitably will be, by birds and (horror of horrors) bats. Perhaps this is something a little too much for Mr Woollard to contemplate, but they do eat their body weight of insects every day, which Mr Woollard almost certainly will not do.

MICHAEL ALLEN

Chapel Lane

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