Monthly Archives: June 2012

THE CORNISH ADVENTURE

The weather forecast (not altogether to be trusted) indicated that there would be a window of reasonable weather during the middle of the week so I packed up and headed for darkest Cornwall to see whether there was anything interesting … Continue reading

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FLAPJACK RECIPE

Harvest your combs of honey. Cut up the prettiest for sale as cut comb, which gets the best price. Bash the rest with a wooden spoon, warm to blood heat, squeeze it in your fists and/or put it in a … Continue reading

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IT’S THAT NEW APPRENTICE AGAIN!

  The phone rang this morning. It was Tracey, the lass I wrote about on Monday’s blog. She and her friend Trevor had decided not to go cycling today in view of the weather forecast (wet and windy). Could I … Continue reading

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DORSET POETS HELP EACH OTHER WITH BEES.

I had an email this morning from Marion who gardens at my favourite poet, William Barnes’, Rectory at Winterbourne Came to say that her hive was broodless and that the Bee Inspector was saying that he was finding lots of … Continue reading

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THREE FIRSTS FOR ZOEANN

It has been a really good day today. I got up especially early, got my kit together between mouthfuls of breakfast, and headed for Dorchester to pick up the swarm I was told about last evening. It was in the … Continue reading

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POETRY NIGHT

As I was getting changed to go to the poetry gig at the Fox & Hounds, the phone rang. It was a swarm call. As it was about 6.30 I assumed they would stay there until morning and I hope … Continue reading

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AS IF BY MAGIC YET ANOTHER APPRENTICE APPEARED! (MAYBEE)

I’ve been volunteered to lead a walk for the Dorchester U3A and so, yesterday, I pioneered the route in case of snags. It is to start and finish at Cerne Abbas, a couple of valleys from me. I parked the … Continue reading

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