Category Archive: Stories

Dec 20

Bee Space….observed by the bees

It was a demonstration evening and the Local Association had the happy idea of travelling around, by invitation, to members apiaries to do inspections which hopefully were informative to the gathered members, and useful to the hive owners.

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Dec 19

A Heather evening

There are some things that just stand out in ones memories, and for me this is a prime one. The bees had been on the moors for over three weeks, and I am in the habit of moving to the sites around mid July as there are considerable number of small flowers nestling in the …

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Dec 18

How it all began.

Around about 1986 my then wife told me a story about her family history. Her granny had locally been a famous beekeeper, all through the years of rationing the queue appeared at her door as the word spread locally that “Mrs Findlay has extracted!” The story that caught my attention was this.

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