Monthly Archives: April 2018

BEE PEOPLE COMING!

For years I have been working on a book of my poems about bees and the people who play with them, many of whom I have met at Gormanston, the annual  FIBKA Summer School.  I have been held up because, … Continue reading

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IT’S HARVEST TIME!

The willows are in full bloom and so are the dandelions.  Over the last 20 years they have been getting earlier and earlier but have now returned almost to the start time.  I reckon that when they are in flower … Continue reading

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BBKA SPRING CONVENTION

I’m back home after a long weekend at the BBKA Spring Convention held at Harper Adams University (agricultural college) at Edgmond in Shropshire.  I wish they’d return the event to the BBKA HQ at Stoneleigh, which is far more accessible.  … Continue reading

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40% WINTER LOSSES!

A couple of days ago I passed through the village of Evershot so I parked and walked round the Church.  Bees were flying as usual from the gargoyle at the SE corner. Yesterday I spent about 2 minutes gazing at … Continue reading

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