It’s been a bit wet. I got very excited last week and treated myself to one of these. It wasn’t cheap, though it wasn’t exactly pricey either; I figured with all that gorgeous honey in the hives I’d better get myself kitted out to steal it so I bought a honey extractor – and 100 … Continue reading Wet weekends
Well hello there! Just a quickie – my hard drive has suffered a terrible crash and I’m devoid of nice photos until the recovery program has finished working its magic. Sting count update! Sting 34 – palm, remember people if you’re near a hive the floor will be covered in bees – watch where you … Continue reading The Naked Apiarist talks sex education
The bees have been as busy as, well bees I suppose. With the blackberry and lime in flower we have a flow on – which isn’t one of those ladies things never talked about in polite society – there’s an awful lot of nectar coming into the hives, for once bees and bee keeper are … Continue reading Invasion of the honey snatchers
I missed a week dear readers. Not a weekly inspection of the hives – that would have be far too naughty but a week of blogging. I’m sorry, please forgive me I’ve had things on my mind. Mostly what’s been on my mind is that I’ve been stupid enough to volunteer to do a stand … Continue reading I’ve got a bad feeling about this..
I’ve done many things in my life but there’s one boundary I never thought I would cross. I can almost hear them at the BBKA whispering across the back row about me. “I hear he’s an indoor bee keeper” It all started a couple of weeks ago with a knock at the door that wasn’t … Continue reading Altercations and alterations
I’m sat here on the train and my pocket is buzzing quite loudly, it soundslike I’ve been for an early bird special at Ann Summers but I’ve actually got a pocket full of bees. Bees have an odd sense of mathematics, for bees to multiply they have to divide – which is why where I … Continue reading To Catch the Queen