Monthly Archives: October 2018

GORMANSTON 2018 – Part 22 (the end)

At 11.30 on Friday was the closing ceremony. President Gerry Ryan thanked a long list of people in the team who made the event run so successfully.  There had been about 600 people there this year, including day visitors. Lots … Continue reading

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GORMANSTON 2018 – Part 21

The second lecture on Friday morning, following on from the first with no break was Plants for Bees by Mary Montaut. It was fast, lively and entertaining.  She told us that the best plants for bees are trees as they … Continue reading

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GORMANSTON 2018 – Part 20

Roger Patterson delivered the Dave Cushman memorial talk : The Journey to Sustainability.  To reduce several pages of notes to a sentence: Ban Imports! At 9pm the quiz started.  I was in a team with John, Mollie and Jill. John … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DARG DAY

We met this time at Uplowman village hall, near Tiverton in East Devon and had a good number of people from 3 or 4 counties.  The main subject of the day was hive hygiene but, as usual, we covered a … Continue reading

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