Hello to you all,
I am writing this from our home/office up north, east of Paris. The pic above was taken at the farm last week. We’ll be back down at the farm after the weekend.
It’s mighty hot here… Continue reading
It is the last day of April. I am at my desk looking out onto more blossoms than I have ever seen here before. It is a riot of colour and a joyous expression of nature’s determination to… Continue reading
I am waving a hello from the Olive Farm where we are in our fourth week of lockdown.
In spite of the horrific virus that has led us all to be isolated from one another, there are positives… Continue reading
- This is worth your time. Do read through to the end https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/07/honeybees-deaths-almonds-hives-aoe
- Here is an Oscar-nominated film about beekeeping: https://slate.com/culture/2020/01/oscars-2020-honeyland-international-documentary-north-macedonia.html
It is very dark here and silent. Very early morning. I am up and at my desk before dawn. The quietude here seems a long way away from the frenzy of Christmas and holidays and shopping.… Continue reading
This is a very unusual bumblebee. You might be interested n reading about it https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/bumblebees-of-the-world-bombus-kluanensis/#more-19259