Following a week in a one man hiking tent and a weekend in a reasonable but a little cramped four man family tent we have taken the plunge and upgraded the “Base Camp” to a massive great big bell tent. … More My Monster Erection
It’s been a while since I last posted anything about my bees (actually, it’s been a while since I last posted anything!) and quite a lot has happened.
After loosing the swarm I found that the bees were building queen cells all over the place.. … More Continued Adventures in Beekeeping
Did you check for queen cells? Yep, didn’t see any. … More When the beekeeper becomes a beeloser
Sunday saw another trip to the River Washburn to watch people with considerably more skill than me playing in the outflow of the dam. I like my thrills to be a little less adrenaline fuelled than these guys do, which is why I sit in an open boat on a lake and not in a … More Washburn Release
The weather is getting better so it must be time for me to, once again, say… I promise to update my blog regularly.
I have the good fortune to live above the fog line, not looking forward to the drive down to town this afternoon though.
In the spirit of making resolutions that I probably won’t keep I’ve resolved to try and keep on top of my Red Bubble gallery… … More Red Bubble
The bees arrived a week ago and today was inspection day – the first day this week that it wasn’t raining. On Monday night, at the Beekeepers Association apiary, I took a shot to the side of the head. I should have been more cautious, there were a few bees flying around my legs but … More Adventures in Bee Keeping (part 1)
Reading posts about the bathroom gender debate* in the US has brought the following to mind: When Small was very small we were waiting in the never ending queue to use the ladies loo at a service station. As little children are want to do, Small was wandering around, entertaining herself with the hand … More Ladies Shoes
International Women’s Day 2015, my employer (senior management, not my immediate manager) sent an email message celebrating women in the company. Written by a male employee this message of inspiration shared the message that “Women working for us have equality” – I’m paraphrasing, I can’t remember the exact words but this was the gist of … More Ladies’ Troubles