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I Don't Want to Be in Charge

I made the big career switch knowing that I would start a new job that had more administrative duties. It was a risk I was willing to accept. 805 more words

Better Off

Quick! Up!
Perform some more monotonous tasks!
Before your mind collapses under the weight of reality!
Put on a wash, put away the dishes - 17 more words


Good autumn has kept bees busy collecting pollen

The very good weather in October has given honey bees plenty of opportunity to collect pollen and nectar from any plants still in bloom. Dahlia, cosmos and ivy in the garden are being exploited to the full. 827 more words


Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favour

Turf grass may be an attractive ground cover for home owners but it doesn’t hold much appeal for pollinators.

Add some broadleaf plants with flowers to the mix, however, and it’s a different story: great forage for the birds and the bees. 494 more words



Hornets are less aggressive than many more frequently encountered wasp species. in spite of their fearsome reputation, they generally only sting in defence of their nest or when something picks them up and their stings are no more dangerous to humans than a wasp’s. 38 more words


Meet Brixton’s street artists

Louis Masai, Saltoun Road

This intriguing depiction of a bee has an important message at its heart. The bee population has been in mysterious and sudden decline since the late 1990s, which is a problem because because bees don’t just make honey, they pollinate crops and are key to food production. 325 more words


Citizen science – from studying bees or seaweed to solar storm-watching

The range of projects that you and your family can get involved with is staggering, and the potential rewards are immense.

‘The whole family became obsessed’ 174 more words