By JR on Wednesday, August 10, 2011
As reported by Britain's "Greenest" newspaper. There has been talk of banning them in Australia too. I have stocked up
They’re back – and this time we haven’t got the balls to stop them.
One of Britain’s grubbier little secrets is out of the closet. Clothes moths appear to be making an annoyingly widespread return – their numbers swollen by the insects’ love for our bulging, and not always impeccably laundered, wardrobes.
Reports of infestations have risen sharply in the past six months. Some have attributed this to the demise of the traditional mothball, others to global warming. But, it seems, the real problem is us and our over-heated bedrooms full of more clothes than ever before, not all of which are as clean as they could be.