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
The rain is like needles and you can hardly stand upright in the wind but sometimes it’s worth stopping and taking a look over your shoulder….
During my morning perusal of Facebook an article caught my eye. Originally posted in the Independent it listed the 6 foods that a food poisoning expert won’t ever eat. (I didn’t keep the link and now can’t find the post but this looks to be essentially the same from CNBC: Stuff an expert won’t eat .) Within the … More Journal of … what?