Just found a swarm in one of our plum trees and relocated it to a spare hive i the apiary – feeling like a proper beekeeper right now.
Yesterday I was an academic, beekeeper, shepherd and chicken fancier – I just love that last term! My day mainly consisted of marking final year essays and dissertations, some were […]
My current breakfast of choice: strawberries from the polytunnel of dreams, homemade, raw, goat’s milk yoghurt (courtesy of Iggy Pop) and some of our honey from last year. Seriously, I […]
The day before we left to go on holiday, a day when I had a million other things to do, I decided to harvest one last batch of honey […]
Over the bank holiday weekend I took some more honey from my hives. but this time, I also took something a little more special – honeycomb. Usually I use wired […]
This weekend Kerry and I (with the help of Jude and Holly) spun off and bottled about 85lbs of honey – yes you heard that right 85lbs of honey! I […]
In the week of the Chilcot Inquiry it seemed appropriate to talk about regime change. No this hasn’t suddenly become a political blog, although when we marched in London against […]