Category: Harvesting Honey in the Heat

Bees work tirelessly, but spare a thought for beekeepers harvesting honey in the heat. It is hard work because honey is heavy and sticky, and bees aren’t keen on us taking their stores away.

Father of the bride

Four Apiaries and a Wedding

I feel pretty good about how things have gone as I head towards the end of my beekeeping season. There have been some ups and downs, but I’ve learned new things and made progress as both a walrus and a beekeeper. This is my first blog post since […]

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Sweat and Honey

We are having an actual Summer here in the UK this year, which is a very welcome, if unexpected, treat. Most beekeepers seem to be reporting that it’s a good year for honey. I always find that most of my honey comes off a handful of big colonies […]

90 year human life in weeks

Another sweet week goes by

Recently I visited waitbutwhy.com and downloaded a sobering document. I’m sober anyway, not having touched the product of yeast + sugar for many years, but this document jolts me into full clarity of mind. Laser focused sobriety. That could be my new super-power. The document is a one […]