For May we’re talking about Laline Paull’s ‘The Bees’.
Published in 2014 by Fourth Estate, this is Laline Paull’s debut novel. It was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for New Fiction 2015. 7 more words
I am sitting in my garden surrounded by a swarm of bees that are busy pollinating and not the least bit concerned about me. The colors are vibrant, it is a glorious day and I am feeling very much alive. 684 more words
Why should any of us care about the dramatic loss of bee populations? If you like eating, then you should care. Most of us know by now that farmers and agriculture rely on bee colonies to pollinate their crops. 542 more words