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Today I am thinking about democracy. No, not to do with the General Election but rather a book I should have bought years ago., Professor Thomas Seeley’s, “Honey bee democracy.”  Professor Seeley, did various experiments which looked at how bees make decisions. 332 more words


Hibernation is over! Spring has sprung at Ravens' Nook!

Well its been a long sleepy winter here at Ravens’ Nook, and we’re back out of Hibernation (working on other projects ;-) )
The fruit trees are coming into blossom, the greenhouses are full of seedlings poking through, the bees are starting to buzz around. 152 more words


Welcome Back Bumbles

Yesterday a little after my quick early morning visit to a patch of daisies, I ventured out again around the village. It was warm but with a cold wind which was making my shots a bit tricky as flowers and leaves swayed at unhelpful moments. 100 more words


Bee keeping venture

The idea of bee keeping for me is a new one, it wasn’t something that I had ever considered before, The idea behind wanting to do it stems from my increasing years and prepper interests, by this I mean, looking towards another small income as I reach retirement years and to assist another part of self reliance goals. 138 more words


I am Blessed!!!

Our family hardly sleep well after the injury of Little Black as we restrict his freedom to walk in garden at night. He was kept “meowing”, “appealing” to allow him to get out from house. 253 more words


The Beekeeper: The Grand Opening

Nearer-than-you-think-future science fiction. This is the shorter of my two science fiction books (more to come) on Amazon.com as Kindle e-books.

The Beekeeper is an aerospace engineer who has applied techniques he’s learned from his beloved bees to his work on structure in Earth Orbit. 22 more words

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