Steve Donohoe With David Kemp in Nottinghamshire

David Kemp Has Died

With David Kemp in Nottinghamshire I spent a lovely afternoon with David in the summer of 2017 at one of his favourite pubs in Kelham, Nottinghamshire. He was an incredible character with an endless supply of stories, laughter and enthusiasm…
Steve Donohoe with Randy Oliver

Biased

Walrus and Randy Oliver I like to think of myself as objective and open-minded, but of course, I'm delusional. Unintentionally so. The thing about being biased is that we don't see it in ourselves. We clearly see it in others,…
Richard Noel with Interviews with Beekeepers

How to Buy my Book

Richard Noel is a chapter in my book Interviews with Beekeepers was launched in the busy beekeeping season for many and in the middle of a global pandemic. What was I thinking?! It should be available at most online booksellers…
Interviews with Beekeepers Cover front and back

Getting Creative

Interviews with Beekeepers Cover I am no literary academic and don't know how much of this is true, but it seems that Shakespeare's life and works were shaped by the plague. This article (go on, click it) suggests that he…
Walrus on a bee cartoon emoji

Soul Walrus

Walrus on a bee We recently took delivery of a piano. My wife saw it in Forsyth’s in Manchester and, having declared it to be a lifelong dream to learn to play, persuaded me that such purchase made perfect sense.…
Lake Clearwater, New Zealand

Beautiful World

I am excited that my book is currently with the talented Lucy at Carnegie Publishing. She is working on the design and layout, deciding on page sizes, fonts, illustrations, and so forth. She's nearly done, and from the sample that…