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Category Archives: conservation

Bee stories: Good and Bad

This month has been both high and low at the apiary. A couple of weeks back we heard that the two hives we have on one site were very quiet.  … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Making a spoon

A few years ago I remember reading a very enthusiastic Facebook post talking about spoon making.  At the time I confess I thought it was rather odd that the process … Continue reading

April 9, 2017 · 9 Comments

Goodbye Whale

The hitchhikers guide to the galley features a whale. It is seen floating in space all to briefly before it disappears. It’s a poor recollection but that iconic whale image … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 8 Comments

That time of year again

It’s hard to buy normal things for the household at this time. There are queues and queues of people and lines and lines of traffic. Time and parking spaces are … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 10 Comments

Follow that tree: November  

I’m a bad tree follower. I’ve neglected the ornamental cherry tree for a couple of months. Is as out of the country in the August week but I was here … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · 5 Comments

Toilet troubles 

It’s so easy isn’t it? Lift the lid, drop it in, press the button.  The toilet. A waste disposal unit in your bathroom. Anything you don’t like disappearing into the … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · 11 Comments

Feeding the Bees

we try to be natural in our bee keeping. We respect the bees we keep.  We’ve reduced chemical intervention and what we do use is natural and organic where possible.  … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 4 Comments

Water Pipe

when we went to the amazing culinaire Werkplats last week, I commented on their tap water policy. I was so impressed with the concept I bought the bottle.  Join the … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Follow that tree: July 

   The tree is still very green and the view is very peaceful.  July almost passed me by.  It’s so busy.  The tree has some other neighbours periodically.     The … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Verging on the rediculous

I n my journey to work each day at the moment, I see poppies and swathes of long grasses, yellow and blue meadow flowers. Bees and insects abound. There are … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 8 Comments

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