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Spring's on the way...

It has been such a beautiful sunny weekend and I thought I might find a few bees out and about and I wasn’t disappointed. All twelve hives were busy with so many flying bees, bringing in lots of pollen – a beautiful bright orange yellow. 199 more words

The bees in February

This winter has been mild with just one spell of exceptionally cold weather.  The overnight temperatures dropped to sub-zero even down to minus eight degrees centigrade, but that all finished a week ago only to be replaced by exceptionally warm, sunny weather with highs of plus eighteen and mild overnight temperatures! 567 more words

Solitary Bees

Against the Odds

I took this photo last September. At the time, this newly emerged queen buff tailed bumblebee was building up her fat stores, before hibernating for the winter. 167 more words


The Surprising History of Neotropics

Tropical Rainforest (TR) is, by far, the richest place on Earth with a vast diversity of birds, insects, reptiles and more than 90,000 species of plants. 1,127 more words


Allegory of a Farmer

An Allegory can be a poem, story, or picture which could be interpreted to have an alternative meaning. The meaning can be understood through examples. In this way the story will stay in your memory for longer. 283 more words



Weird words
Write themselves
At the tip
Of my tongue,
Scribbling the sieved
Sounds, sifted
Through my
saturated lips.
Descending ghosts
Like ancient grains,
Absconding thought… 23 more words