Throwback Thursday – Chasing flies in Scotland

This Throwback Thursday is from my trip to Scotland with the Dipterists Forum in September 2013, a wonderful week in the highlands collecting flies which I wrote up as a guest post for the Natural History Museum Curator of Diptera’s Blog.     Chasing flies in Scotland Between handing in my MSc thesis and my viva …

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Throwback Thursday – Balcony Beasties

This week's Throwback Thursday is about the cabbage white butterflies I had on my London balcony back in August 2013 while I was studying for my MSc. This also formed the basis of an article in the Amateur Entomologist's Society Bug Club Magazine. Balcony beasties – cabbage whites and their enemies It is true you …

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My first music festival – with science!

I enjoy music, but until now had never been to a music festival, all those crowds of people, loud noise and camping was not something I thought I could cope with. However I was aware from talking to my colleagues at the University of Reading last year that festivals are not just about music, and often …

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