Monthly Archives: November 2012

YOU CAN READ IT HERE FIRST, FOLKS!

I have sent the following article to the editor of the Dorset BKA quarterly magazine, “Honeycraft”. ALL BEEKEEPING IS LOCAL I have been asked by Norman Carreck if I can help a postgraduate student at LASI (the Laboratory of Apiculture … Continue reading

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MORE YELLOW PAGES BEESTUFF

This was my last round of Yellow Pages delivery, this time covering my own village. I called at one place where the lady, who is very keen on bio-dynamic agriculture and lifestyle, refused her copy as she considers Yellow Pages … Continue reading

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YELLOW PAGES, ELECTION AND BEES

I’ve been busy the last few days, delivering Yellow Pages and running a Polling Station. It all helps to boost the pension! I have completed two areas with Yellow Pages (for non UK readers, they are commercial telephone directories) and … Continue reading

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BACK TO THE LECTURES

I dashed from the upper lecture theatre to the main one downstairs for the 2pm talk by Dr Saad Masry on the subject: Honey: An Indicator of Environmental Pollution. The hall was not nearly as well-filled as it was for … Continue reading

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I HAVE A NEW APPRENTICE!

I have mentioned her a couple of times already while blogging, not only her brilliant unpowered powerpoint workshop at the DARG Seminar but also that I sent her some seeds of my bee-attracting globe thistle.  She’s Sarah Holdsworth and readers … Continue reading

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