So what if woodlice were the size of double-decker buses? And Crane Flies the size of helicopters? Who would run and hide under a rock then? It'd be us...

Woodlice really interest me...especially people's reactions to them. Noses wrinkle and faces grimace at the very mention of them. But did you know they're related to crabs, not insects? That seems to make a difference to many Woodlouse loathers...

The very term "Creepy Crawly" says so much about how we learn to hate and fear these creatures and how culturally-embedded this antipathy is.

This is only the start of a series of ideas on them