Monthly Archives: November 2014

DARG DINNER, LECTURE AND AGM

It was the DARG (Devon Apicultural Research Group) AGM yesterday, preceded by a large, scrumptious, clotted cream laden, meal at the Furzeleigh Mill Hotel at Buckfastleigh.  There were about a score of us there about a quarter of whom came … Continue reading

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NHS LECTURE: HONEYBEE BIOLOGY by JAMIE ELLIS

Regular readers of my blog will have read my frequent complaints about poor powerpoint presentations, so, by contrast, I have nothing but praise for Jamie Ellis’ performance using that medium.  First, there was plenty of light so we could easily … Continue reading

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NATIONAL HONEY SHOW – DAY 1 CONTINUED

After lunch in the cafe, I headed for the first lecture. It  was scheduled to be Giles Budge of the National Bee Unit but I gather he’s changed his job and is no longer on the lecture circuit.  Instead we … Continue reading

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NATIONAL HONEY SHOW – DAY 1

I’m just back this evening from the 83rd National Honey Show.   I haven’t been to all of them, but a fair few.  I missed last year’s though. I drove up from Dorset and got to St George’s College at Weybridge … Continue reading

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